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The Breathtaking Views at Mount Sinai in Egypt

In preparations for his upcoming time-lapse short movie ‘EGYPT HD’, Egyptian photographer, director and editor Abd El Rahman Gabr, of Koree Films started touring the country gathering footage and snapping photos of Egypt’s most exquisite locations. Gabr, (previously featured here for his Alexandria time-lapse video), was kind enough to send us some photos from one of the locations included in his upcoming movie. The photos below are snapped off the peak of Mount Sinai, a 2,285-meter (7,497 ft) high mountain near Saint Catherine in the Sinai peninsula, Egypt. The summit of the mountain has a mosque that is still used; and a Greek Orthodox chapel, constructed in 1934 on the ruins of a 16th… Read more »

Picture of the Day: Winter in Alexandria, Egypt

One of the most stunning captures I’ve seen of my hometown, Alexandria, Egypt, is snapped by the talented amateur photographer Amy El Shaarawy. Her photograph of Alexandria’s main seaside road wet from rain and angry waves, briefly describes and sums up what the city is all about. Though a coastal city popular for its beaches, resorts and summer getaways, anyone that know Alexandria loves its quiet and heart-warming rainy winters further more than its crowded hot and humid summers. Great photograph! [Wet me Alex © Amy Elshaarawy] [On Flickr]

A Heartwarming Time-Lapse Video of Egypt’s Beautiful Alexandria

Egypt-based photographer, director and editor Abd El Rahman Gabr, of Koree Films, has teamed up with photographer Mohamed Chehimi to create this heart-warming time-lapse video of Alexandria, Egypt‘s 2nd largest city. The amount of skill and effort put into the motion picture is astounding, framing and colors are perfectly intact to make you feel the vibe of a seaside city that blends tradition and culture . The gear used is a Canon EOS 7d, lenses: Ef 70-200 mm 2.8, Ef 50 mm 1.4, and Sigma 10-20 mm.

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