Week number 52 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK52_col - A piece of cake

WK52_col – Piece of cake

320g Sugar / Flour / Butter

300g Eggs

150g Milk

2 T.Spoons of Baking Powder

1 T.Spoon of Vanilla essence

Orange Zest

Shot in Retro Cafe, Mirdif, Dubai

WK52_bw - The higher the risk, the bigger the reward?

WK52_bw – The higher the risk, the bigger the reward?

That’s quite a common quote that most of us would agree with.. But I find it hard to see the reward in this case.. Maybe the reward is in the respect they inspire some of us?

I hope so.

Seen on the Etisalat Tower 2 in Dubai

Week number 51 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK51_col - Call of duty

WK51_col – Call of duty

A surreal scenery where all the safeguards of society have been taken out, this just reminds you how security is just an illusion and, all that comfort we’ve been used to can disappear, in a blink of an eye..

Shot in Kiev, Ukraine

WK51_bw -  Light at the end of the tunnel

WK51_bw –  Tunnel at the end of the light.

“L’espoir fait vivre” as they say in French, with hope there’s life.. What about if you hope for something that will never come?

You just hope for something else.

Shot in Maydan square underground shopping area, Kiev, Ukraine

 

Week number 50 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK50_col - Euromaidan méditation

WK50_col – Euromaidan méditation

A man looking at pictures of the Ukrainian revolution (Feb 2014) at the memorial in Maidan Square.

Shot in Kiev

WK50_bw - Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.

WK50_bw – Spiritual refuelling

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” […] “So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.” JC

Shot in Kiev, Ukraine

Week number 49 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK49_col - Comics Fest

WK49_col – Comics Fest

A girl selling comic books in a Mall in Dubai.

Shot in Al Wafi centre, Dubai

WK49_bw - The ephemeral print

WK49_bw – The ephemeral print

Leaving a trail while dune Bashing in the desert.

Shot in Dubai

Week number 48 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK48_col - Aggression

WK48_col – Aggression

Little soldiers in formation ready to attack their victim disposition in order to make her succumb and consume… Luckily, the little girl just loves being barefoot and is holding on!

Shot in MOE, Dubai

WK48_bw - Motion

WK48_bw – Frozen motion

A car whizzing through the skyscrapers in one of the bridges in Dubai Marina.

Shot in Dubai

Week number 47 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK47_col - Anything you haven't given doesn't belong to you

WK47_col – Anything you haven’t given doesn’t belong to you

A concept I came across during an interesting conversation: after loosing all material “belongings” in a fire incident, coming out to the realisation that, if you give away something nobody can take that off of you…

Shot in Al Nahda, Dubai

WK47_bw - Exit

WK47_bw – Exit strategy

“Every exit is an entry somewhere else” TS

Shot in Mirdif City Center, Dubai

Week number 46 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK46_col - Hands at work

WK46_col – Hands in action

You maybe have to hold the pan, but you can hold it however you want! As Abraham Hicks said: “Your hands are tied in action, but your hands are not tied in imagination — and everything springs forth from the imagination. Everything.”

Shot in Retro Cafe’s Kitchen, Dubai

WK46_bw - Veil or Mask?

WK46_bw – Veil or Mask?

Victor Hugo said: “Virtue has a veil, vice a mask”, I’ve seen so many of these Abayas, some used as a veil, and many used as a mask…

Shot in Deira, Dubai

Shot in Retro Cafe’s Kitchen, Dubai

WK46_bw – Veil or Mask?

Victor Hugo said: “Virtue has a veil, vice a mask”, I’ve seen so many of these Abayas, some used as a veil, and many used as a mask…

Shot in Deira, Dubai

Week number 45 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK45_col - Father and Son

WK45_col – Father and Son
Talal and Salim enjoying a quite afternoon nap..
Shot in the Greens, Dubai

WK45_bw - Night car long expo

WK45_bw – Night car long expo
“Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.” Charles Kuralt
Shot somewhere in Cheikh Zayed road Dubai

Week number 43 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

WK43_col - Lucilia sericata aka the %22common green bottle fly%22

WK43_col – Lucilia sericata aka the “common green bottle fly”

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a fly…” – African proverb.. The good news is that the typical life span of a fly is 2 to 3 weeks!

Shot in the middle of the Sahara desert, Morocco

WK43_bw - Sand caravan

WK43_bw – Sand caravan

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Shot in the dunes of Merzouga, Morocco

Week number 42 – PROJECT 52×2#2014

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WK42_col – Lusi, the board and the pomegranate

When Lusi got her board, she didn’t like the design on it so she decided to take matters in hand. The result was this beautiful artwork she drew with a pen.

Last I’ve heard, Lusi’s fine amd the board took some damage.. not sure about the the pomegranate..

Shot at the AfricaSpirit surf house, Taghazout, Morocco

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WK42_bw – The four legged acrobats

A goat climbing an Argan tree to get a taste of its delicious fruits.. An inspiring illustration of adaptation skills.

Shot on a dirt road near Agdz, Morocco