Edge of Dubai, April and May 2020. Abandoned homes and construction sites, Pan F 50 and TMAX 400

After 2 months of lockdown in Dubai, a chance to get out. Isolation being part of daily life now, I chose to visit remote areas; construction sites for the homes of the future that have been abandoned since the financial crisis of 2009.

A show-home for an expensive development that never materialised.

The Middle East is littered with ruins from the past; 

in Dubai, we’re creating ruins in the present, ghostly shells that never even served their original purpose.

About the author:

Alistair Crighton has been a Photographer for 10 years keen on exploring the edges of our reality -the places which don’t fit together perfectly and the overlooked views.

Increasingly drawn to Black and White film only.  Living in Dubai, UAE, loving the desert, and have developed decent skills at dealing with the harshest, brightest light you can imagine.

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Do you have a story to tell, too ?

Project DOCUPAN is driven by the analog community, striving to record a history of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic through the lenses of analog photographers all over the globe. Click below and become a part of a project we don’t know yet how large it will grow.

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