Check out this killer combo: 5* Luxury Hotel in the busy Financial heart of Dubai + WOW Food + No Alcohol Policy. You eyes read correctly – a dry hotel, is what we call these fine establishments here in the UAE: dry. But there was not a dry cheek in the house once eyes rested upon this extraordinary Chandelier hanging precariously in the Millennium Plaza Hotel’s foyer. This magnificent showstopper weighs half a tonne, is all-crystal (not glass) and was shipped lovingly from Italy for the grand opening of this fine place but 4 weeks ago.
So how to capture it? 10PM with a full belly and a tired husband, I was on a mission to give it my best go. Various options, buttons and knobs were turned. Aperture Priority? Shutter Priority? Dial up ISO? You name it, I tried it. Here are three outcomes, and their accompanying Nikon settings.