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Monday
Nov012010

Al Hamra

I spent almost three hours photographing Kuwait City from Al Hamra Tower yesterday. This magnificent building took me to the highest point in Kuwait on the 74th floor - which I'm told is about 400m high.  I will go through the 300 photos I took with my Nikon over the next few days, and will post the full story with better quality images.  For now, please enjoy this time lapse attempt.  I used a Canon G11 and held it in place, on the scaffolding, using a Gorilla Pod.  The intervals were not regular and I know I missed some of the interesting bits, but I hope it gives you an idea of the elevation and views.  More images soon...

Reader Comments (10)

can't wait ! ;)

November 1, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermaitham

http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/G11

If you'd to be able to do some advanced stuff with your G11, I've used CHDK on a G7 and G9 before.

November 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMonica B

[...] Via BuYousef [...]

November 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenteriLSuL6ana » Al Hamra Vie

NIICE, i went there few months back with friends , it got really COLD !!

i wish i could go back and snap more pictures

November 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenternoon

Look interesting... Will read up on it when I have time.

It's quite useful if I can get more out of the camera on business trips, when I usually only take my G11.

November 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

Woohoo! You finally went!
Did you go as a group? Its awesome right? :)
Can't wait to see your pictures BuYousef :)

November 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMathai

Yes :)
There was two of us.

November 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBu Yousef

nice attempt man, we need more of cool time lapse for Kuwait City, I didn't find any that worth admiring, we need more like this Tokyo time lapse:

http://dailyintake.wordpress.com/2010/06/17/stefan-werc-tokyo-time-lapse/

keep up trying till you nail it, good luck!

November 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKal

i want it

Very nice short video! And especially that you did it with you G11! I need to try doing a time lapse video!

November 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarzouq

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