Behind the Scenes in the desert

Sometime in January I headed out of town to location scout for some great spots for some Abu Dhabi desert shoots – what happened instead was that I ended up filming some behind the scenes for my latest break out, and they ended up being some of my favourite photos!!! I had my camera, but really I was quite wholly unprepared for capturing video of me shooting and preparing, and anticipating moments – which was kind of the whole point of the thing since the break out is called “The Moment Before” Anyway, for those of you who haven’t bought the Break Out, or “Photography on the Fly” (which contains more wonderful behind the scenes from a desert shoot with a family and how I conduct desert shoots) here are some of my favourite moments.

Abu Dhabi Photography ClassIn the videos that accompany the break out I talk through how I anticipated the moments and waited until I saw what I loved. I explain how I give small directions to nudge subjects (my kids in this case!) in the direction I want to capture the pretty light too. Abu Dhabi Desert Photo ShootAbu Dhabi Desert Photo ShootAbu Dhabi Photography ClassAbu Dhabi Desert Photo ShootAbu Dhabi Photography ClassAbu Dhabi Desert Photo ShootAbu Dhabi Photography Class

If you want to find out more about learning Photography with me, here in Abu Dhabi or elsewhere, follow this link or click on the “For Photographers” in the drop down Details Menu. I take on several students a year for private mentoring both in persona and via skype as well as the Break Outs being available for purchase, and i have big news about learning from me here in the UAE coming some time soon too 😀

Watch this space… Kirsty xx


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Hi, I'm Kirsty, a lifestyle photographer and photography educator who lives in India. My approach to photography is to capture real life – with a little sparkle on top fueled by my obsession with pretty light. I want to treasure the moments that need to be remembered.

Grab a cup of tea and have a roam around my blog to see my photography style and ideas. (Check out the Details section up there on the menu bar, and the FAQ's for lots of info too). I post pictures on here from recent photo sessions, as well as some personal photo projects and some ramblings about life in general. Leave some love, check my page out over on Facebook to stay up to date, and come back again soon,

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