Saturday, February 02, 2008

What A Storm

Yesterday (Friday) Dubai was affected by heavy sand storm, I heard the local radio news said the whole UAE was affected by sand storm. It was my first experience to see such heavy sand storm after I've been working in Dubai for the past 6 months.

I was driving and I felt it was difficult to control the car if I drive fast. Imagine if I was not paying attention to control the car, I might hit with accident anytime.

Sand Storm

Sand Dune along the road

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I was planning to go out for some photo shooting to test out my new toy, too bad the storm spoiled my plan. Anyway, I managed to snap some the day before sand storm, but yesterday I planned to take some shots on the musical fountain at Festival City, too bad the storm really destroyed all out door activities.

Mall of Emirates

Burj Arab

Both pictures above was taken the day before the sand storm with my new Lumix DMC FZ18. I'm very happy with the OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) feature, I don't need too rely on tripod anymore.

I met up with Eve in Mall of Emirates on that night who dropped by in Dubai for a short trip, then I brought her and her friend together to Souk Madinat Jumeirah to see the night scene of Burj Arab.

In Festival City

Night Scene Outside Festival City

So now I've shown you how good is my new toy, to me it's value for money. Anyway, I'll back to Malaysia for Chinese New Year tomorrow night and I'll reach KLIA on Monday afternoon, then I'll straight fly back to my hometown Penang.

Anyway, I'll go down to KL during Chinese New Year to meet up all my friends and my colleagues in KL.

Storm!!!

11 comments:

Hor ny Ang Moh said...

Woah! Lucky u r Ok! Sand storm!!! That meant all car air filter will be in bad condition! So cumming back for CNY??? Have a nice day & happy CNY!!!

PurpLe~MuShRooM said...

Wei wei.. be careful in the storm. Not play play one.

SH snowing heavily that my friend Elizebeth DL's flight was cancelled! I was lucky that I returned yesterday. I pray for her now.

Ah-Bong said...

WA. Dubai so de beautiful eh? or is it the skills of the photographer. hahaha

yenjai.net said...

enjoy your holiday

zeroimpact said...

And you were taking pictures when you say you need to concentrate in controlling the car...
I never doubt panasonic, they are very good camera and stabilizer does help a lot
Happy Chinese New Year

Kenny Ng said...

[hot ny ang moh]
Yeah... coming back later! Thanks

[purple~mushroom]
Sand storm still ok than snow storm la... Too bad to hear Elizabeth can't go back.

[ah-bong]
Dubai is beautiful la... kekeke

[yenjai.net]
Thanks... same to u

[zeroimpact]
Yeah... Lumix really good in this.

may said...

never seen sandstorm before. how come looks like KL when it has haze geh? lol!

Zephyr said...

Happy CNY Kenny!

Kenny Ng said...

[may]
Coz all fine sands flying ma...

[zephyr]
Same to u

johnnykiu.com said...

Your camera really good for night shooting!!
clean picture, low noise! sharp edges.

Netster said...

good camera! the night scene is really cool!

Cheers

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