PHOTO MOMENT: Looking down on Dubai – Joe McNally

A daredevil snaps a picture of their feet several hundred metres off the ground while perched on a ledge of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The death-defying snap was taken in 2013 (last year) by expert photographer Joe McNally, who is employed by geography and wildlife magazine National Geographic. According to Belgian news site SudInfo.be, McNally snapped this incredible view of central Dubai’s much smaller skyscrapers and expansive swimming pools from a height of 820 metres and had then tweeted the photo. While speaking with the Huffington Post, Joe said that he had climbed the tower for a bit of fun and … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Looking down on Dubai – Joe McNally

A LEAFLETTER’S PHOTO ALBUM: Photography special – Part 2

By Vijay Shah Another weekend here in sunny Stratford relaxing at home….the 30th Olympiad has now officially been opened, amid much fanfare, fireworks and foreign visitors. Yesterday also was one of my good friend’s/work colleague’s last day at our office, and we celebrated with an informal get-together at a nearby pub before setting off for Trafalgar Square to watch the Opening Ceremony on a big screen. Unfortunately said big screen was a no-show, so our party ended up at the Slug & Lettuce in nearby Chinatown where surprisingly we were able to get in and get seats despite it being … Continue reading A LEAFLETTER’S PHOTO ALBUM: Photography special – Part 2