June 5, 2014

Dubai Sunrise

Photograph by Kevin Wu, National Geographic Your Shot

"This photo was taken on a flight to Egypt, when we were flying over the city of Dubai," says Kevin Wu, a member of our Your Shot photo community. "I've never seen such an amazing view. The city seemed to be surrounded by clouds."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

29 comments
Tom Dale
Tom Dale

Is this the best use we can make of our planet?

Ray Dahl
Ray Dahl

Surrounded by clouds or smog?

Timothy Brown
Timothy Brown

Some of it looks a bit like a painting. 

Nice though. 

Jimmie Rehman
Jimmie Rehman

Photo is captured beautifully from a different angle. A treat for Dubai lovers!

Leyla R.
Leyla R.

Looks great, but I don't want to live out there... 

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

I'd say misty! Seeing part of the wing tells you just where its taken from, and beautifully too. That inlet of water gracefully twists and turns, making this shot what it is,for me. Dawn is a great time most anywhere in the world, but getting the picture, is the thing. j.e.s......  

Kmg Gkm
Kmg Gkm

is it true ? is it Dubai ?

Aksam Dar
Aksam Dar

Nice picture.  The landscape in the view is of Al Mamzar Beach.  This place is just on the boundary of Dubai and Sharjah.  The taller buildings in the background are in Sharjah.

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