Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2015, Abu Dhabi,UAE

In recognition of the historic role played by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in founding the United Arab Emirates, the festival will present a comprehensive view of the nation’s heritage through the ‘Memories of a Nation’ Wing.

Heritage photograph taken during national day, 2nd December 2015, at Zayed festival, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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The Ghost Town of Ras Al Khaimah: Al Jazirat Al Hamra

Al Jazirat Al Hamra, literally in arabic “the red island”, the little deserted village south of Ras Al Khaimah,UAE. It’s the ancestral home of the Za’ab tribe who left Ras Al Khaimah following an ongoing dispute with the ruler and were given housing in Abu Dhabi by Sheikh Zayed.
It is known in Arabic with another name, literally translates into Ghost Town.

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Ras Al Khaimah - Ghost House

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H.H Sheikh Nahyan at Church rededication, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Happy and proud to photograph this special event of H.H Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, during the reopening of St Andrew’s Church in Abu Dhabi,2015

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His Highness Sheikh Nahyan, during reopening of St. Andrew's Church,Abu Dhabi, Vidhyaa for The National

His Highness Sheikh Nahyan, during reopening of St. Andrew’s Church,Abu Dhabi, Vidhyaa for The National

Photos of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

If you are visiting United Arab Emirates, don’t forget to visit Sheikh Zayed Mosque which is located in Abu dhabi, one of the largest mosque in the world, stunning architecture,gleaming domes,massive chandeliers, and much more. you will get information about the mosque here : Sheikh Zayed Mosque

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Zayed Mosque  during Sunset

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Simple One Light Portrait

If you are novice at learning portrait and understand light , start with one light which makes lot of sense. Single light can be used in different way for every subject, you will learn where and how to place the main(key) light by using it, gradually you can add lights, modifiers to enhance the portraits as you want, but one light is great to start with.

Two main ingredients to successful portraits which is light and background, how you see the light in portrait is key, so start exploring light you will learn where and how to place the light for every subject.

Below portrait I have used flash above the subject face and sun at back, to create this photograph.

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©Vidhyaa Kris,2015, All Rights Reserved

Portrait of Vimal VJ