Dubai-based Egyptian-Syrian photographer Samy Al Olabi fuses astrophotography with realistic miniature houses and other buildings to compose striking night sky pictures.
Astronomy, Arts and Adventure were his greatest passion since he was a child, When he grew up and took Construction Management as a source of living, his devotion and commitment to his passion eventually led him to where he is right now. His body of work in astrophotography is regarded as one of the best in the region and a true category benchmark. Samy is a true believer that breaking the trends and thinking outside the box is what every photographer should do to stand out with his work, Every now and then he starts a conceptual photography project, he sometimes mixes abstract and miniatures with astrophotography using technically complex and lengthy process of focus stacking, exposure stacking in addition to star stacking, resulting in some amazing photographs. One of his recent projects “Nowhere Land” was globally acclaimed amongst international entities, it went viral and got published worldwide.Samy Al Olabi