Around the World in Analogue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, Mélanie Hubert-Crozet (@melanie_hc) tells us how she made the most of a day-long detour in Dubai.

Name: Mélanie Hubert-Crozet
LomoHome: @melanie_hc
Social Media: Instagram
Camera: Diana Mini
Film: Lomography Lomochrome Purple XR 100-400
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Last December, I had a layover for an entire in Dubai on my way from Tokyo to France. I chose this flight on purpose because Dubai is a city where I would otherwise never go and I was very excited to do a photo marathon there. I spent most of my day in Old Dubai, walking along the creek, passing by the charming souks, visiting the Bastakiya quarter with its traditional Arabic buildings. This cozy atmosphere was a big contrast to the rest of the city with its impressive architecture.

I took my old friend, Diana Mini, which happened to make half-frames instead of squares and sometimes some massive light leaks. This made a beautifully unexpected result.

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Lomography Diana Mini

Lomography Diana Mini

The Diana Mini shoots 35mm film and produces dreamy, lo-fi shots. The camera lets you choose between half-frame and square frame shots. It also features a Bulb mode function which allows you to take long exposures and crazy light streaks!

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