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Dented Dubai

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A 180° Panorama of Business Bay, as seen from Sheikh Zayed Road. To the far left you can see Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

I stitched this Panorama from 8 separate pictures at 14mm focal length each. The curvature is unavoidable due to the fact that I had to point the camera upwards in order to fully include all buildings. However, I feel it actually adds up to the atmosphere of this 180° shot and the clouds complement the effect of the curvature.

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Image details
Image size
5040x2017px 5.97 MB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D700
Shutter Speed
1 second
Aperture
F/13.0
Focal Length
14 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Jun 17, 2011, 1:23:03 AM
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Yagamiseven's avatar
Amazing fisheye
VerticalDubai's avatar
Thanks :) It's actually a Panorama ;)
iamdave220's avatar
Are the points of light planes flying over?
VerticalDubai's avatar
Those are construction cranes :)

Cheers
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4l1-x's avatar
you are welcome
thewrongkind's avatar
I agree that the curve only adds to the photo! The only downside is that the foreground is entirely dirt, but I wonder if there is any better place to set up a tripod in the city. It's always worth a scouting trip! Great job with the exposure.
VerticalDubai's avatar
You're right, but Business Bay is still just a huge construction site. Nice greenery etc. will only come after everything else is completed.

Thanks anyway :)
badnan's avatar
Stunning!!! :hug:
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VerticalDubai's avatar
Thanks! Glad you like it :)
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