These’re incredible photographs taken from high above the Dubai skyscrapers show the city’s tallest buildings playing peek-a-boo in the clouds. The skillful photographer Daniel Cheong’s dramatic day and night scenes offer a bird’s eye view of the gleaming metropolis in the UAE. He takes brilliant shots of fog engulfed tallest towers floating in the sky.
His surreal work depicts the real desert city from three vantage points, the lowest being 73 floors high. He selected the three worlds’ tallest towers, Burj Khalifa 99th Floor, the Index Tower 80th Floor, and Cayan Tower 73rd Floor. The 52 years old keen snapper takes more than 300 photographs of the city during a six-year period, and in that time he has also visited over 25 rooftops to photograph Dubai’s splendor.
He likes to be called a “roof topper”. The Mauritius-born photographer is a project manager for Microsoft, said; Dubai is appealing when it is shot from the highest vantage points. Dubai is a fantastic city for photographing; particularly very futuristic when it comes to fog engulfed in the high rises buildings. I just love photography, and it is my hobby and I do it very passionately. I’ll keep chasing fog in Dubai, and I always look something different here.
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At 2,716.5 feet, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and has the highest outdoor observation deck in the world
At 2,716.5 feet, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and has the highest outdoor observation deck in the world
Daniel Cheong describes himself as a ‘rooftopper’ and he said he finds Dubai most appealing when it is shot from the highest vantage points
Daniel Cheong describes himself as a ‘roof topper and he said he finds Dubai most appealing when it is shot from the highest vantage points
Daniel Cheong's favourite photography spots include the 99th floor of the Burj Khalifa (pictured), the Index Tower and Cayan Tower
Daniel Cheong’s favorite photography spots include the 99th floor of the Burj Khalifa (pictured), the Index Tower, and Cayan Tower
Mr Cheong's fog-engulfed shots appear to show some of the world’s tallest towers, including the Burj Khalifa, floating in the sky
Mr Cheong’s fog-engulfed shots appear to show some of the world’s tallest towers, including the Burj Khalifa, floating in the sky
Photographer Daniel Cheong captured this eerie shot of Dubai's skyline as the fog is lit up in green, red and orange from the buildings below
Photographer Daniel Cheong captured this eerie shot of Dubai’s skyline as the fog is lit up in green, red, and orange from the buildings below
The 52-year-old photographer’s surreal work depicts the desert city from three different vantage points – the lowest being 73 floors high
The 52-year-old photographer’s surreal work depicts the desert city from three different vantage points – the lowest being 73 floors high
The Burj Khalifa, more than 160 storeys tall, pierces through the fog as a new day begins in the desert city
The Burj Khalifa, more than 160 storeys tall, pierces through the fog as a new day begins in the desert city
The keen and patient snapper estimates he has taken more than 300 photographs of the United Arab Emirates city during a six-year period
The keen and patient snapper estimates he has taken more than 300 photographs of the United Arab Emirates city during a six-year period
The sun rises in the distance as thick fog sweeps across Dubai in the United Arab Emirates
The sun rises in the distance as thick fog sweeps across Dubai in the United Arab Emirates
When thick fog blankets Dubai the city looks more like a scene from a science fiction film, says the keen photographer
When thick fog blankets Dubai, the city looks more like a scene from a science fiction film, says the keen photographer.
Source: Daily mail
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