Khalifa parting the clouds on a cloudy evening in Dubai as seen from 140 something floor.
Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010, and is part of the new 2 km2 (490-acre) development called Downtown Dubai at the 'First Interchange' along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district. The tower's architecture and engineering were performed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago, with Adrian Smith as chief architect, and Bill Baker as chief structural engineer. The primary contractor was Samsung C&T of South Korea.
Exposure Time: 1/100
ISO Speed Ratings: 800
Focal Length: 50/1 mm
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chawax (19060) 2014-03-06 11:30
Great POV on this building that makes us feel its height. The B&W conversion enforces the graphisme of the architecture.
Fis2 (83820) 2014-03-15 15:24
Interesting POV and composition.
A very curious building.
Good b&w work.
- Copyright: Jugnu Toor (jugnutoor) (1017)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2013-08-27
- Categories: Nature, Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon EOS 1000D, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
- Exposure: f/1.4, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-06 9:32