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10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021

NEW YEAR, NEW TRAVELS Often overlooked as a top-travel destination, South Korea is steeped in stunning vistas, cultural landmarks, and an opportunity to travel back in time to explore the country’s imperial past. From witnessing Gyeongbokgung Palace’s changing of the guards’ ceremony in the cosmopolitan capital city of Seoul to mandarin-picking in Jeju, here are ten reasons why visiting South Korea does not need to… Read More »10 Reasons to Quarantine and Visit South Korea in 2021


Living in the United Arab Emirates is an amazing and rewarding experience.

However, setting up a photography business in Dubai can feel overwhelming.

There are several ways to go about it, from hiring a paid consultancy to navigate the system, or doing it all by your lonesome.

To understand my business inside and out, I chose to go through the process alone. This proved incredibly beneficial and cost friendly. Especially because once I chose SHAMS (Sharjah Media City) as my trade license provider, I had the 24/7 support of their Business Development and Customer Care Team.

10 Best Instagram Locations in Seoul, Korea πŸ“ΈπŸ‡°πŸ‡·πŸ’₯

μ•ˆλ…•ν•˜μ„Έμš” ν•œκ΅­! After spending a few weeks in Seoul, South Korea, I wanted to share some pictures from my experience. One of the most common things to search for in any new city you visit is the best places to photograph. Surely Korea is no different. Here are my TOP 10 BEST INSTAGRAM AND PHOTOGRAPHY LOCATIONS IN SEOUL to check out (in no particular order):… Read More »10 Best Instagram Locations in Seoul, Korea πŸ“ΈπŸ‡°πŸ‡·πŸ’₯

Geumosan πŸ” Gumi’s Hidden Gem πŸ’Ž

Between Seoul and Daegu is the industrial city of Gumi, South Korea. Often overlooked by foreign travelers, the export city holds one of Korea’s most hidden and off the beaten track gems: Geumosan Mountain. The peak, 976 meters above sea level, will take around 3-4 hours to reach if you start at the bottom. For those interested in a less vigorous hike, you can take… Read More »Geumosan πŸ” Gumi’s Hidden Gem πŸ’Ž

A Travel Guide To Gyeongju πŸ‡°πŸ‡·πŸ“ΈπŸŒŽ

μ•ˆλ…•ν•˜μ„Έμš” ν•œκ΅­! Gyeongju, a coastal city on the far eastern corner of South Korea, was the capital of the ancient kingdom Silla. After ruling most of the Korean Peninsula for over a thousand years (57 BC – 935 AD), you can imagine the vast number of architectural sites and cultural treasures that remain in the city. Here are my TOP 10 BEST LOCATIONS TO VISIT… Read More »A Travel Guide To Gyeongju πŸ‡°πŸ‡·πŸ“ΈπŸŒŽ


A lot of people ask what are the best locations to photograph in UAE. The answer is simple, but long. After living 4 years in the country, I wanted to share my 20 best locations to photograph in UAE. Below are must see locations for all photographers. All assessable from Dubai, the most popular tourist destination in the Middle East. ???????????? 1. Balloon Adventures (Dubai… Read More »20 BEST PHOTO SPOTS IN UAE πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺπŸ“ΈπŸ’₯

Black and White Portrait Shoot

Black and White fine art photography (B&W) is one of the most preferred genres for portraiture. The lack of color allows light, expressions and emotions to be intensified. And by styling the subjects in dark outfits, the eye can flow through the frame and negative space freely. This requires careful planning, from camera settings, lighting, backdrop, props, wardrobe and posing. In conclusion, here is one… Read More »Black and White Portrait Shoot


7 Elements That Create a Standout Portrait Photograph: ???? 1. Location ????: Outdoor shoots may require carrying added equipment, which incurs additional time and costs when transporting. Local weather conditions should also be considered when shooting outdoors, unlike indoor photoshoots that can push through whatever the weather is like. 2. Time of Day ⏰: Aim for before sunset or after sunrise because of the soothing… Read More »MASTERCLASS FOR ASPIRING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Hotel & Food Photography | Rixos JBR

Rixos Premium Dubai, a stylish urban hotspot located in the heart of Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence where iconic design meets contemporary luxury. Featured below are samples of the stylish rooms with panoramic views overlooking the Dubai Eye, the lobby featuring a 500,000 AED crystal piano, the infinity pool looking out towards the Arabian Gulf and lastly Ammos, which brings all the incredible charm of Greek… Read More »Hotel & Food Photography | Rixos JBR