Dubai sent 150 years into the past...

These photographs of Dubai are by Martin Becka.

The images were captured using Gustave Le Gray’s waxed paper negative process on an 1857 camera.

Becka exhibited the photographs as “Transmutations: Capturing Dubai using the 19th Century techniques in Photographs” from October - November 2009 at Dubai’s Empty Quarter Gallery.

Becka told Time Out Dubai:

“In my photographs, the cities [...]