Saturday, January 2, 2010

Guest photos # 1

Every first week of the month, I'll be featuring some photos taken outside Al Ain City. I will call them as  Guest Photos and let me start tonight.

Photos shown below were taken in Umm Suqeim  area, Jumeirah Road 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A mosque along 33rd Street.

a snap while waiting for the green light (we encountered  heavy traffic)

around 500 metres away

from 33rd Street corner 2nd street

Minarets are distinctive architectural features of Islamic mosques- generally tall spires with onion-shaped or conical crowns, usually either free standing or taller than any associated support structure; the basic form includes a base, shaft, and gallery. Styles vary regionally and by period.
~From Wikipedia

Word of the day: adhaan pertains to the call for prayers, usually made through a loud speaker attached to the minaret of a mosque.

Salaam to all!


  1. Fantastic shots, Misalyn! What an incredibly beautiful mosque! Thanks for sharing the beauty! Wishing you a very Happy and prosperous new year!


  2. hi Misalyn! happy new year! you are doin' great in photography. keep up with the addiction. ;)

  3. Hi Misalyn, The mosque looks beautiful the way it's lit up. The lighting reveals interesting patterns and details. Happy New Year!

  4. hi maricar! happy new year to you n your family! beautiful minarets and the night scene's just awesome as always! ^0^
    wish you n your hubby happiness and more blessings this 2010.

    ps; the fireworks are amazing btw...^0^
    very up close!

  5. Great featured pictures Misalyn. Good idea. I grew up with adhaan in Marawi City and it was was ... you know what I mean.

    Happy New Year to you and all the best. Also thank you for your support ithat makes my blogging life interesting which is much appreciated.

  6. Yay! You joined CDP! Welcome to the community! :)

  7. Wonderful photography indeed !

    Last time I saw a minaret was in the North of Greece, there is also one in my hometown of Hamburg, Germany - however not far as nice as the ones in your photography.

    Please have a light and nice new week.

  8. mosques are dramatic structures especially night shots such as these. beautiful photos!

  9. happy new year misalyn!
    fan talaga ako ng beautiful pictures...
    na may napakagandang view.
    at super fan mo ako!

  10. The lighting really brings out the features on the mosque. Great photos Misalyn, you captured it beautifully.


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