Nakheel partners with Nikon for prize-winning photography sessions every weekend from 17 September
Dubai: Pick out your best panoramic lens, set your shutter speed and prepare for a sunrise photography session at The View at The Palm, the 360-degree observation deck by Nakheel, from 6 am to 7 am every weekend from 17 September to 16 October.
In partnership with Nikon Middle East, The View at The Palm – located at the top of The Palm Tower at the heart of Palm Jumeirah – is set to host breathtaking early-morning photoshoots sessions 240 metres above ground featuring unobstructed, 360-degree views of The Palm, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai Skyline. Participants will also have exclusive access to the panoramic observation deck to capture and share their best shots.
Aspirational and professional photographers can also win a luxury staycation and dining vouchers courtesy of a number of Palm Jumeirah hotels and resorts, including The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm; Anantara The Palm Resort; Dukes The Palm; and Aloft Palm Jumeirah, by sharing their pictures and tagging @NikonMea and @TheViewPalm. The best shot from each weekend will also be featured on The View’s digital channels, with special shout out to the photographer.
Each 60-minute session has an exclusive admission fee of AED50 for Nikon camera users and AED70 for users of other brands. All sessions have a limited capacity, with strict Covid-19 safety regulations including two-metre social distancing norms, wearing of masks and sanitising protocols, in place.
- Event – Sunrise photography sessions at The View
- Dates – Weekends, from 17 September to 16 October
- Timings – 6am to 7am
- Cost – AED50 for Nikon users and AED70 for non-Nikon users
- Location –The View at The Palm, The Palm Tower
About The View at The Palm:
Located at the top of The Palm Tower – the highest vantage point on Palm Jumeirah – The View at The Palm is an iconic observation deck opened by world-leading master developer Nakheel in April 2021. At 240 meters above ground, the attraction offers uninterrupted, 360-degree views of the world-famous Palm Jumeirah, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai skyline. and the Palm Jumeirah.
Visitors can take an immersive journey at The View Exhibition, a tribute to the vision and creativity behind the construction of Palm Jumeirah and explore interactive aquarium tunnels and floor mapping to learn about the world-famous landmark.
The Palm Tower will also feature Aura SkyPool Lounge and a 360-degree infinity pool with stunning views on level 50, and the renowned restaurant SUSHISAMBA, a tri-cultural blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisines, on level 51, opening in Q4 2021.
Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions.
Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub.
Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the recently opened observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower. Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at six Nakheel residential communities. Upcoming projects include Souk Warsan and Al Khail Avenue.
Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio includes a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart and the Riu Dubai are open, with the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai opening in 2021.
Nakheel Home Rental’s portfolio currently comprises more than 16,500 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.
Nikon is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognised for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Middle East FZE distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras; Nikon sports optics as well as the latest mirrorless cameras in over 50 countries.