Monthly Archives: June 2012

Just back from Abha in the Saudi highlands after a fun day of shooting. Did a long lunch on cushions beneath a beduin style tent and made it to an ancient palace on the outskirts of town where Ali, our local guide, had arranged for its custodian to meet us in traditional dress for some […]

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We arrived at Abha late last night and will spend a day here before heading to Medain Saleh where I am hopeful of capturing my best shot of Saudi. In the meantime, here’s one from yesterday which is likely to meet the tourism authority’s promotional criteria (Below). For some reason, my e-mail’s not working so […]

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Its 4am and I’m about to head out to see what we can photograph in the dawn light. Here’s one  (below) I quite like from yesterday, shot on the Pentax medium format so the detail and size is incredible. It doesn’t take much to imagine the battlements of this castle crowded with defending soldiers. What […]

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I certainly don’t have the patience for wildlife photography so I figured this pic (below) of a mountain baboon in Saudi Arabia was a gift (despite his obvious temperament). I’ve just checked into my room having raced around and done the reconnaissance of Al Baha where I’ll be staying for the next three days. The […]

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It’s day five of my assignment in Saudi Arabia and, I’m happy to say, I’m finally over my jet lag. Yazid (my guide) and I are off to three mountain locations – spending about three days in Taif, Al Baha and Abha – before the trip culminates in a day at one of Saudi’s most […]

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