The Saint

December 1st, 2010

Oh my. We’re already in December. Where is the time GOING?!

Well, I may not be around for the next few days. And so until I return I leave you with a few portraits of Abu Dhabi’s resident saint. Now ask yourself – seeing as the X-mas season is upon us – this year, have you been naughty or nice? (Regardless, check out Wired’s list of top 100 mad gift ideas for geeks (and other humanoids) who have everything here.)

And without further ado, meet the saint:

The saint is in fact a (mostly saintly – he knows what he did – tsk tsk) friend of mine who has braved appearing in front of my lens before. I wanted to test out gear and we both aimed to make it fun. Some more shoots from that session will no doubt find their way onto this blog again soon. Below, another candid shot.

I lit the saint from behind on with a studio light firing through my Lastolite Hilite background, and from top left with another studio light firing through a Lastolite softbox.

On another note, today I share with you a number of videos (yep, not exactly photography related, for once) of totally random things made extraordinary through slow motion:

Happy National Day UAE!

More coming soon!


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7 Responses to “The Saint”

  1. Daniel N. Says:



  2. Zooey Says:

    Saint! Judas! He’s also the Prince of Arabia! haha This guy goes by many titles 🙂

  3. Z! Says:


    Indeed he does. 😉

  4. Zooey Says:

    Hey! Missin your posts 🙂

  5. Z! Says:

    Hey! I know – been over a month. 🙁 Been mad hectic on this end. The good news is I have tons of new pics to share. I just have to find an hour or two to sort through them and prepare posts… Hehe. Soon! Promise!

  6. Zooey Says:

    yippeeee! I’m so excited! Post loads from Maldives yea 😀

  7. The Friendly Neighbourhood Hydromancer | The Desert Jerboa Says:

    […] As promised, this is another photograph from The Saint’s photoshoot (his garb has, of course, *magically* changed from white to black). […]

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