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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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Sharjah, May 05, 2012 — Women shop at perfume shop Ajmal in Al Shuwaiheen, an old neighbourhood in Sharjah.

Sharjah, May 08, 2012 —  Dr. Saud Taymoor performs the first coronary artery bypass surgery on a male patient at Al Qassimi Hospital in Sharjah.

Dubai, May 14, 2012 — Metal workers at WMS Metal Industries LLC in Dubai.

Dubai, May 10, 2012 —  British American actress and model Mischa Barton at Kempinski Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/The National)

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DUBAI, UAE. Feb 9th, 2012 —  Mahmoud, 13, and Abdullah, 9, are lead in activity by their occupational therapist Ahmed Alkatab at the UAE Downs Syndrome Association.

DUBAI, UAE. Feb 5th, 2012 — A group of men notice a woman walking through the Gold Souk in Dubai’s Al Dhagaya district.

DUBAI, UAE. Feb 12th, 2012 —  First year media relations student Hassan Al Khalaf is photographed on campus at University of Jazeera.

DUBAI, UAE. Feb 9th, 2012 —  WWE wrestler John Cena prepares to bodyslam Kane at a press conference atop the Burj Khalifa.

DUBAI, UAE. Feb 13th, 2012 —  Bliss Flowers and Design in Palm Jumeirah kicks it in high gear producing flower arrangements in preparation for Valentine’s Day.

(Photos by: Sarah Dea/ The National)

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The National

Dear friends,

I’m pleased to announce that I am headed Middle Eastward to begin a staff photographer position at The National, an English-language daily newspaper based out of Abu Dhabi. The National has built its staff of 200 from newspapers around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Daily Telegraph of Britain.

I’m looking forward to all the new adventures and experiences this opportunity will bring. I’m especially excited for the pictures that will come.

 

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