When I found out my friend had bought a Shelby GT500, the first thing I thought of was to take it to a nice location and give it a proper photoshoot alongside my other friend’s Mustang 5.0. We started organizing a road trip shortly after. It wasn’t an epic road trip, but fun nonetheless.
Our destination was the Sharjah-Kalba highway. I figured the boys would enjoy some straight-line fun as well as some enjoyable curves towards the end of the road. The moment we hit the road, they were both quite eager to squeeze the loud pedal, making it a bit tricky for me to stick my head out for some car-to-car shots. Not that I minded the sweet sounds of the V8 engines.
After a short burst down the main straight, we found ourselves on the curvy part of the highway. I had already scouted for a spot to stop for some static shots, and it didn’t take long for us to overshoot it. A quick U-turn later, we finally arrive at seemed to be a deserted little construction yard.
To our surprise we found some empty bullet casings, and a variety of broken things. It made for a great location to shoot (no pun intended). By the time I started shooting, the sun had already disappeared behind the mountain range, I wasn’t particularly pleased with that because I wanted to make use of the soft sunset winter light. But what can you do, some things are out of your control.