Darkness Special Effects!!

“Darkness” the Emirati short film directed by the Emirati director Ahmed Zain has been participating in festivals such as Dubai Film Festival 2010, Gulf Film Festival 2011 and might get into other international festivals in the future… I participated in this short film as a special effects editor, the scenes I edited was around 45 to 50 seconds all in all, but it took me around 2 months to complete them, it was all about changing the whole sky background with another cloudy one using the Adobe After Effects. There…

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A Day at Festival Centre

Today I went early with my relatives to Festival Centre in Dubai, and I know that I visited this mall over hundreds of times but I never thought of using my iPhone 4G camera to make a video there!!! I used my iPhone 4 camera before with a very short snapshot as trials but this was the first time I tried to make something good out of it and to do a good testing for the resulted video… I also took a couple of HDR photos which I will share…

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I met Jermaine Jackson today!!

Today was my lucky day, I went to the Emirates mall in Dubai wearing my Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” t-shirt, putting on my headphone and listening to some songs collection loudly, in a sudden i noticed someone walking towards me with his thumb finger up while looking at my t-shirt, I was totally surprised when Jermaine Jackson himself stopped me in the mall !!! Woow, what a un expected surprise!! I got the chance to pay my condolences for Michael Jackson’s death. I know many of MJ fans would envy…

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Mariah Carey…

I used to listen to Mariah Carey a lot specially in the past when she used to produce soul music and songs with her fantastic multi-octave voice, she is really inspiring sometimes to do some art work while listening to her songs like “Hero”, “Without you”, “I’ll be there”, “Butterfly”, “My all”, “Whenever you call” and many many others from the past years.. I found one day Mariah Carey’s photo on one of the magazines and I said to myself  “hey, lets paint this one..” so I got the pencils…

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Tour in Spreewald (Germany)

During my journey to Germany in July 2010 I had the chance to shoot some wonderful video snapshots, specially in Spreewald, the forests located in east Germany where people have to use small boats to travel between the areas… regarding the weather that time, I only can describe it as you are in heaven… also the quietness makes you feel that you really do need sometimes to spend there a period of time far from your daily life… As usual, I used my Canon 550D to shoot all the footage’s. Also…

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YANNI !!!

In the past when I used to paint pictures from time to time, the ideas sometimes come to me with the desire when an interesting picture take my eyes, so the first thing I used to do is stop by it and keep on looking at it for a while, watching the shadows and textures, visualizing how am I painting it and then I become interested to paint it, so what I used to do is I take the picture or if I can’t I take a photo copy or…

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My Golden Hands !!!!

How to make my hand as a Golden Hand Award !!! Sometimes I like to do weird stuff using Adobe Photoshop, the recent funny picture I made while I was designing my old website so I decided to put it on the header of the Blog page but then I used a total different design, however as per the below image I took the resulted designed image and added two images just before it to show you the steps I took making this image. What happened is my friend Hassan…

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A poster of Rama

For the first day of her birth, everyone was so happy as she is the most tiny, lovely and cute baby our family ever have, Rama is adored by everyone… I’ve been asked after a while to do something like a poster or something special to save it for the future as happy memories in Rama’s life so my brother (her father) sent me her picture shown on the right hand side (which has been taken at the first day of her birth) and I decided to make a cool…

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New Year fireworks at Burj Khalifa/Dubai

Happy New Year guys I wish you all the best in 2011 … Yesterday midnight just like any other people around the world we were gathering with thousands of people in famous locations where we used to watch fireworks at special occasions such as the New Year celebrations, so I was at Dubai Mall just in front of Burj Khalifa (the World tallest tower ever) and we have lived the event moments it was awesome when you see the fireworks started from the tower it self presenting an amazing scene…

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My first Statue Sculpturing !! Check it out

Kathem Al-Saher Maybe not everyone knows Kathem Al-Saher, the most famous Arab singer !! however many people do, as I am one of his greatest fan ever I have decided to make a statue of him my self, and that was my first trial in the sculpturing world… It was a real challenge for me to do that for several reasons: I have never tried sculpturing any thing in my life before that. I did not have the argle-bargle and did not know from where I can get it. When…

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Recent people photography

Marina Grytsovets

I was thinking of posting some of my people photography snapshots from time to time and I started this by posting the previous picture “Lovely Boy” , for this time I am posting a couple of pictures of the model “Marina Grytsovets”. I have used my Canon 550D with two different lenses, the first photo using Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5 -5.6, and the second one was Canon EF24-70 mm f/2.8 L USM. Post your comments below and tell me what do you think of the two pictures… Please note…

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