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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:06 PM   #15401
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The people who take pictures of this tower.. do they get paid by some local agency or emaar, or do they all just do it as a personal hobby?
i think they do it for the love they have to architecture and skyscrapers...if i lived in Dubai, i would surely do it too
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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:11 PM   #15402
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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:16 PM   #15403
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The people who take pictures of this tower.. do they get paid by some local agency or emaar, or do they all just do it as a personal hobby?
For me it's a hobby. I just love taking pictures of Dubai. But once you carry an SLR all those security guys generally assume you are "from the newspaper" or some other kind of professional and won't let me take pics. I hate these discussions

Furthermore, I'm not sure if Emaar does appreciate what is going on in this thread
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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:32 PM   #15404
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Nothing to do??? How many european houses have you visited in the last 20 years??? What do you mean with classic european design? Maybe that of 4 centuries ago?
Indeed, classic European design refers to at least 4 centuries ago, to the baroque, gothic, renaissance eras. If you are talking about the new styles after the industrial revolution like Bauhaus etc.., you should say modern European design or contemporary classic design.
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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:41 PM   #15405
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The people who take pictures of this tower.. do they get paid by some local agency or emaar, or do they all just do it as a personal hobby?
Just a hobby,, I am an English Expat, I don't mind sharing my time or holding a door open for someone. Sharing pictures on here is a pleasure for those who are interested.

I always have a hardhat, safety vest, safety shoes so I look like I am supposed to be taking photos...

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Old February 1st, 2009, 12:55 PM   #15406
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To Imre, Another question...

Imre, Is it true that the Dubai Towers project has been cancelled due to financial crisis?
Have they ever got beyond publicity models and artist's renderings ?
I have never seen any construction photos of Dubai Towers.
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:01 PM   #15407
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For me it's a hobby. I just love taking pictures of Dubai. But once you carry an SLR all those security guys generally assume you are "from the newspaper" or some other kind of professional and won't let me take pics. I hate these discussions

Furthermore, I'm not sure if Emaar does appreciate what is going on in this thread
Why is that? I thought Emaar would generally be more happier since they get more exposure like this?
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:08 PM   #15408
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The people who take pictures of this tower.. do they get paid by some local agency or emaar, or do they all just do it as a personal hobby?
Imre Solt is known around the world as the official photographer of the Tower construction.
Like all professional photographers, Imre will be compensated for his work, I suppose....
And there are many amateur phtographers who do not get paid,..

From Imre's posts, people around the world knows what is going on in Dubai.
For example, have you ever seen a photo of the much publicised Dubai Towers..?
If it is not photographed by Imre, people will doubt if it is actually being built
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:26 PM   #15409
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Yuck!
Jesus Christ. I'm never visiting the Burj al Arab.

That looks like the result of an explosion between a cheap hotel and the sports bar at the airport I visit for a quick snack before take off.
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:29 PM   #15410
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Very nice pics 235sale

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Those new floors, where not existed in renderings, right? Why adding more floors?

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The entrnce of the mall is awesome!
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:33 PM   #15411
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Imre Solt is known around the world as the official photographer of the Tower construction.
Like all professional photographers, Imre will be compensated for his work, I suppose....
And there are many amateur phtographers who do not get paid,..

From Imre's posts, people around the world knows what is going on in Dubai.
For example, have you ever seen a photo of the much publicised Dubai Towers..?
If it is not photographed by Imre, people will doubt if it is actually being built


I am not official photographer of the Tower , nobody pays for me this is just a hobby.

I dont know whats going on the Dubai Towers , probably ON HOLD at the moment.
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Old February 1st, 2009, 01:55 PM   #15412
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Why is that? I thought Emaar would generally be more happier since they get more exposure like this?
I would think so too, but the contributors to this thread reveal so many "well kept secrets"
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Old February 1st, 2009, 02:04 PM   #15413
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Jesus Christ. I'm never visiting the Burj al Arab.

That looks like the result of an explosion between a cheap hotel and the sports bar at the airport I visit for a quick snack before take off.
Are we supposed to laugh here? Trying to make a joke?
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Old February 1st, 2009, 02:42 PM   #15414
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Well, I thought it was a suitable and appropriate description...

But this thread is not about Burj Al Arab... so lets stop that discussion, shouldnt we...
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Old February 1st, 2009, 02:57 PM   #15415
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Jesus Christ. I'm never visiting the Burj al Arab.

That looks like the result of an explosion between a cheap hotel and the sports bar at the airport I visit for a quick snack before take off.
oh so silly comment there is a reason that the burj al arab is the only 7 star hotel in the world
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Old February 1st, 2009, 03:59 PM   #15416
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Jesus Christ. I'm never visiting the Burj al Arab.

That looks like the result of an explosion between a cheap hotel and the sports bar at the airport I visit for a quick snack before take off.
Hahaha, I know, it is a disaster, you never expect this when you see the beautiful exterior. I have been inside BAA twice, it made me feel so tired on both visits But don't worry Burj Dubai will not repeat the same mistake, Dubai has learned a lot in the last 10 years...


7 star title has nothing to do with the tacky interior. It's just a marketing tool of Dubai, it's not given by any international organization.
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Old February 1st, 2009, 04:39 PM   #15417
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I agree entirely, if there was a picture to describe vulgar and tasteless in the dictionary, it would surely be of the Burj Al Arab's interior!
The building itself however is magnificent.
As is the Burj Dubai
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Old February 1st, 2009, 05:22 PM   #15418
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Old February 1st, 2009, 05:35 PM   #15419
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I agree entirely, if there was a picture to describe vulgar and tasteless in the dictionary, it would surely be of the Burj Al Arab's interior!
The building itself however is magnificent.
As is the Burj Dubai
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Old February 1st, 2009, 07:34 PM   #15420
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