Focal Point: Wing mirrors

February 20, 2017

In this image taken by staff photographer Christopher Pike, rows of lights illuminating a hallway create an optical illusion, almost like a hall of mirrors, as an Emirati man waits for his car to be valet parked in Dubai.

Time Frame: Tweets show world that UAE weather is snow joke

February 15, 2017

This week the UAE amazed the world when snow fell and – like everywhere else when that happens – someone made a snowman.

Focal Point: Mobile moment

February 13, 2017

Staff photographer Delores Johnson demonstrated that phones are enabling photographers to capture moments that they may otherwise miss when without their camera.

Inside India: February 12, 2017

February 12, 2017

Our weekly view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent.

Time Frame: When the road to prosperity was paved with sand

February 7, 2017

The caption is frustratingly vague: “Abu Dhabi when it was beginning to be built up in the Sixties” but John Vale’s...

Focal Point: Caught off guard

February 6, 2017

Creating an image, using a frame within a frame, is something that usually happens...

UAE framed — The best from The National photographers in January

February 5, 2017

A look back over the past four weeks to showcase the best photographs taken by The National’s staff photographers across the Emirates.

Region in focus: February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

The best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.

Time Frame: The start of a long friendship

January 31, 2017

In 1972, the UAE established an embassy in New Delhi. Coming just a few months after the UAE was formed, the move was a sign of just how important the links between the two countries were.

Focal Point: Shot of the day

January 30, 2017

Photographing from long distances requires planning, and searching for the ideal vantage point is often more challenging than capturing that perfect image.

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A view of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, all of the UAE and its neighbours, shared through photography and related commentary by people in the region.