UPDATE - April 2012 - Portions of 'Abu Dhabi 2011' are featured in the 3rd episode of BBC's 'Wild Arabia' documentary Series
UPDATE - Aug 2013 - 'Abu Dhabi 2011' is entered into Encyclopaedia Britannica 'Project Time-Lapse'. Very honored to have my work featured there!!
I’d like to thank Timesand Studios for their support on this project. I would also like to extend my gratitude to the obliging staff of Arabian Construction Company and Arabtec - their management was very helpful and understanding - and all the safety staff that catered to my every need throughout the shoot. Lastly, I want to extend my super-special thanks to Mr. Ousama Ghannoum, Marketing and Media Director of Aldar. Without his help, this film would’ve never seen the light.
There was quite a media frenzy about this film; below are some of the newspapers, magazines and even TV networks that interviewed me:
en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/uae-capital-time-lapse-video-sensation-122900219.html (Yahoo! Arabia)
youtube.com/watch?v=jC3ZFGLGdpo (Interview on Abu Dhabi TV)
Cameras: Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 60D, Canon PowerShot G11
Lens: Nikon 14-24mm, Canon 100mm Macro f2.8L, Canon 24-105mm f4.0L, Canon 70-300mm f4-5.6 L, Canon 18-135mm, Canon TS-E 17mm f4.0L
Extra special thanks to Gunther Wegner and his indispensable 'LR TIMELAPSE' application, best deflickering and colour grading software for timelapse sequences in the world!!
all rights reserved, Beno Saradzic
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