Exploration | Mauritius

I’ve recently visited Mauritius, the creole influenced island in the Indian Ocean, and wanted to share a few images shot at our flagship locations. The dock at St. Regis, Pont Naturel and the coastline of Shanti Maurice are just a few of the incredible eyescapes the mainland has to offer.

Exploration | Jeddah + Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014, historic Old City Jeddah is located in the heart of downtown Jeddah. What was once a small fishing village in the 7th century is now a lively district filled with Ottoman architecture, mosques, galleries, fabrics, jewelry, food stands and a lot of performance art. I’ve also included one photograph of sunset over the Al Rahma Mosque… Read More »Exploration | Jeddah + Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Exploration | Jordan

When exploring Jordan there are some absolute must see locations. The Rose City of Petra, “One of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage” as described by UNESCO. The Middle East desert of Wadi Rum, which was the backdrop for the Hollywood film The Martian. The Red Sea on the port city of Aqaba, The Dead Sea separating Jordan and Israel and of… Read More »Exploration | Jordan

Zhara Music Festival | Dubai, UAE

The International Music Festival, Zhara, is a concert painted with unique colors, celebrities, red carpets and tons of VIP guests.  This year in Dubai it was held at Rixos Premier JBR, the best of the best in Jumeriah Beach Residence.  Here are a handful of behind the scenes pictures with some of the top musicians: Albina Djanabaeva, Article & Asti, Ivanushki, Grigory Less, Vremya I… Read More »Zhara Music Festival | Dubai, UAE

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar | Cairo, Egypt

I love the heightened sense of awareness when you land in a new country for the first time.  Wandering Cairo at night was no different.  I explored the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, a major souk in the historic center of Islamic Cairo.  The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.  

Burj Al Arab | Dubai, UAE

I’m so thankful to live in the greatest city on earth (aside from Philadelphia) with a never ending treasure trove of photographic locations. This image was shot from Rixos the Palm at sunset, capturing 3 prestigious locations in one shot: Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Khalifa.

Cat Stevens @ Burj Al Arab | Dubai, UAE

Last week in Dubai I had one of those once in a lifetime opportunities…. I photographed Yusuf Cat Stevens performing a private concert with 15 guests at the luxurious Burj Al Arab, the fifth tallest hotel in the world.

CUD Graduation @ World Trade Center | Dubai, UAE

It’s always humbling to photograph a momentous occasion, especially life’s milestone of college graduation.  Here are a few selects from Canadian University Dubai’s 2019 Graduation at the Dubai World Trade Center, the first skyscraper ever in the UAE.  It was an honor to photograph special guest, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan, the head of the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Culture, Youth and Social Development and… Read More »CUD Graduation @ World Trade Center | Dubai, UAE

Old Town | Prague, Czech Republic

I spent the 2018 Christmas Holiday in Prague, Czech Republic. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires, it’s known for its Old Town Square with colorful baroque buildings, gothic churches and the medieval astronomical clock, which gives a live performance hourly. A few photographs shot in Old Town around sunset…

Birds of Prey | Juthoor Art Center, UAE

Falconry in the United Arab Emirates is heritage, reflecting the Bedouin love of the sport. Here are a few portraits of birds of prey shot at the Juthoor Art Center in the House of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Saeed Al Maktoum.