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Dubai, UAE. Nov 26 2012 —  I tried out a tilt shift lens for the first time the other week for some architectural photography at The Galleries at Downtown Jebel Ali in Dubai.

 

(Photos by: Sarah Dea)

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DUBAI, UAE. Dec 14, 2012 — American actress Kristin Davis arrives on the red carpet during the Dubai Cares and Oxfam Charity Gala at Armani Hotel in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Dec 14, 2012 — (L to R) English actor Colin Firth watches as his wife Livia  is interviewed on the red carpet during the Dubai Cares and Oxfam Charity Gala at Armani Hotel in Dubai.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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SHARJAH, UAE. Dec 15, 2012 —  Jockey Wayne Smith leads the pack with his horse Bin Shamardal and places first during the thoroughbred race 3 at Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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A lot of people ask me what my day to day is like as a photojournalist, so I’ve decided to post a smattering of assignments that I might cover during a work week. As you can see, every day is different 🙂

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 21, 2012 – Scottish businessman Jimmy Long shares a moment with Calgacus, a Chestnut Colt horse, at Green Stables at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.

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AL AIN, UAE. Nov 04, 2012 —  The ‘Tilapia’ lake, hidden behind sand dunes, is now fenced off to the public until more is known about the mysterious body of water near Al Ain.

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ABU DHABI, UAE. Oct 12, 2012 — Arbitrage actor Nate Parker is photographed at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival at Emirates Palace.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 21, 2012  – A groomer washes a racehorse as the warm rays from the sunset seep into the Green Stables at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.

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AL AIN, UAE. Oct 24, 2012 — Vendors take turns receiving their goods from a transport truck that is being unloaded at the fish market  in Al Ain.

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DUBAI, UAE. Dec 7, 2012 — Instructor Angela Pashayan leads an 8am yoga class near the waterfront at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina on the second day of the Dubai Yoga and Music Festival.

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ABU DHABI, UAE. Oct 13, 2012 — View during an aerial tour over Abu Dhabi in a Seawings 9 seat Cessna seaplane flown by pilot Andrew Kennedy.

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DUBAI, UAE. Oct 03, 2012 — South African swimmer Chad Le Clos places first during the men’s 100m butterfly event during the FINA/ARENA Swimming World Cup 2012 at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 07, 2012 —  Scottish actor Gerard Butler is a watch ambassador for the Roger Dubuis brand and is photographed at the new boutique in Emirates Towers Boulevard in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 22, 2012 – British photographer Terry O’Neill poses next to some of his iconic musician portraits on display at The One in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 06, 2012 —   Veronica Munro, head of Leadership Effectiveness at Standard Chartered Bank, is photographed in the gardens at DIFC in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 18, 2012 — Hamad Al-Rahoomi, a Dubai FNC member, speaks during a question and answer session with Emiratis at the Cultural and Scientific Association in Dubai. SDEA230812-focalpoint01

DUBAI, UAE. Aug 23, 2012 – People escape the summer heat by heading in into the water at JBR Beach during sunset in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Oct 30, 2012 – Project D design duo Tabitha Somerset Webb and Dannii Minogue discuss their new collection at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Sept 25, 2012 – Teacher assistants Charis Ocampo and Maureen Bismack work with a six-year-old girl with special education needs at the Child Early Intervention Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City.

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DUBAI, Nov 25, 2012 — Sandra Koder, managing partner and personal fitness trainer, leads a group of women in a pilates class at Motion Fitness Center in Dubai.

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AL AIN, UAE. Nov 29, 2012 – A group of men perform Ayyala, an Arabic ancient song and dance form that emulates battle in  celebration of UAE’s 41th National Day in Al Ain city.

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DUBAI, UAE. Nov 2, 2012 – A man walks to his car during the World Economic Forum in downtown Dubai.

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DUBAI, UAE. Aug 22, 2012 – Construction crews demolish what’s left of the Al Habtoor Group’s Metropolitan Hotel off Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.

All photos by Sarah Dea/The National

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Muscat, Oman. December 2012 – Jeremy and I took a road trip to Muscat over the National Day long weekend and enjoyed the sites in a city flanked by the rocky Western Al Hajar mountains.

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