Camera Talk

The winters are here – well, it’s actually quite cold in the evenings – and it’s the right time to step out with the camera. The festive season is on, celebrations are in the air and streets are well lighted and decorated. One can spend hours on the job, going from one place to the…


Reaching for the sky

What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it. Pigeons take to the skies near the Bahrain Financial Harbour Twin Towers, Manama. Summer 2015



This Ariel picture of Downtown Manama is from March 2009, when I went up in a chopper for the first time. The photographs I took then were some of the best I have. The overall skyline has not changed a lot since then, but for a few more skyscrapers that have come up. And, of…


Weather Blues

The weather’s turned nasty. Cold, windy and dusty. Unhealthy, in other words. This is usual during what we call the winter here in Bahrain. But when it begins, it hurts as if it’s the first time it’s happened! This is the view this evening from my living room window and it’s now gotten worse, with…


End of the Day

This ‘end of the day’ picture taken from Juffair of the Manama skyline shows lights and skyscrapers reflected in the waters of the rising tide. The horizon is also lit up by the light of the sun, which has just disappeared behind the buildings.