Focal Point: Framing the summer

  • A view of the Dubai Skyline on Sheikh Zayed road. Pawan Singh / The National

This image by staff photographer Pawan Singh contrasts the ridged geometry of man-made objects to the free form of nature. Presented on a palette of dark, warm tones, the image comes together to present the weight of summer heat in the UAE while avoiding more obvious visual cliches.

* Brian Kerrigan, photo editor