Dubai: The Spaces In-Between

Photographer Dustin Aksland spent four days in Dubai taking pictures of the spaces in-between the buildings, where construction workers rule.

From GOOD Magazine: "Dubai can seem more like a mirage than any place on Earth-even in the shade, it's marvelously bright. Whether the city is the most precious gem in the United Arab Emirates' crown or merely a piece of costume jewelry is up for debate; regardless, its very presence is remarkable. But for all its pomp and extravagance, there are real people who work and live there."

Lots of pictures are included with the article.

Full Story: Picture Show: Four Days in Dubai



Empty spaces...

Just goes to show that people see what they want to see... an occupational hazard for photographers especially. On his 4-day visit to Dubai, photographer Akslund sees empty spaces. Because I have to deal with it every day, I see gridlocked traffic, along with crowded souks and shopping malls, standing-room-only Metro cars, and jam-packed abras on Dubai Creek. Sometimes, when I’m stuck in traffic on my way home each day, I only wish that Dubai could be like Mr. Akslund’s fotos.


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