My mission is to bring a human element to architecture photos: I do it by playing the waiting game

Architecture photography by Yasser Alaa Mobarak
(Image credit: Yasser Alaa Mobarak)
My Mission

Architecture photography by Yasser Alaa Mobarak

(Image credit: Yasser Alaa Mobarak)

Mission: Capture people passing by the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku from a variety of angles.
Photographer: Yasser Alaa Mobarak  
Location: Alexandria, Egypt
Kit used: Nikon D5600 and Nikon AF-P DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Instagram: @yasseralaamobarak

I have been an avid travel photographer for 14 years. One day, I came across the famous Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azerbaijan, designed by Zaha Hadid. I researched many photographs to find the best angles. During my trip in 2019, I made multiple visits over four days to capture different types of lighting. I then whittled hundreds of images down to just two. They changed my life.

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