Saturday, February 7, 2009

Sheikh Zayed Billboard

 
On the side of the highway, halfway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai is the unusual sight of a giant billboard displaying the late president's photo - Surreal!

5 comments:

San Diego Farmgirl February 8, 2009 at 10:12 PM  

Wow, lousy real estate! Almost looks photo-shopped in.

MomOf2 February 9, 2009 at 5:16 AM  

How bizarre looking to my western eye! It appears as if the pillar has been photoshopped into a desert landscape (I know you didn't). Also, have never seen a billboard of such regal design and proportions.

AbuDhabiDailyPhotograph February 9, 2009 at 9:08 AM  

Although it looks photoshopped, I took the picture soon after restoration, which is why the photo looks so clean and bright.

Apparently, there’s an identical one on the other side of the road.

m_m February 9, 2009 at 11:20 PM  

Wow, it's incredible, great photo!

daveshoot April 16, 2009 at 9:28 PM  

I have a photo of the same billboard taken in March 2009- definitely not photoshopped!

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