Baber Afzal

Baber Afzal showcases unique shots of UAE architecture

An exhibition at The Foundry Gallery in downtown Dubai showcases unique photographs of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the world’s tallest building, by photographer and visual artist Baber Afzal. He brings an intuitive and emotional approach to architecture and landscape photography to his photography.

In addition to the Burj Khalifa, he has reinvented the iconic landmarks of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. His photography is a combination of 20% photography and 80% post-production, resulting in his distinctive style.

Some of his pictures depict a landscape that no longer exists. Baber Afzal’s exhibition “The Future Past” will run till October 30th and the works will also be available for purchase as NFT (digital prints).

Earlier the Burj Khalifa skyscraper was included in the top ten most popular attractions in the world, according to a report by the popular travel portal usebounce.com.

The world famous tower holds the eighth place in the ranking with 16.73 million visitors per year. In Google search skyscraper Burj Khalifa was searched 24.59 million times, in social network Instagram it gathered 6.239 million publications.

It is worth noting that Burj Khalifa earns about US$ 621 million annually on ticket sales alone, with an entrance fee of US$ 37.

There are two viewing platforms in Burj Khalifa skyscraper: a two-level platform At the Top on the 124th and 125th floor and At The Top Sky on the 148th floor at a height of 555 meters. Visitors to the At.Mosphere restaurant in Burj Khalifa can also enjoy incredible views of the city.

Source: The National

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Photos: Baber Afzal