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Famous Russian photographer follows wife to the UAE

Nataly Osmann in Dubai
JEDDAH: Murad Osmann, the Russian photographer behind the iconic hand-holding travel photographs taken around the world, and his model wife Nataly Osmann recently took their #Followmeto Instagram photo series to the UAE. The duo visited a number of famous sites in Abu Dhabi and were seemingly impressed.
Murad captured a stunning photo of his wife, who donned flowing attire and a hijab at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, which he described as the “eighth wonder of the world.”
“#followmeto Sheikh Zayed Mosque with @natalyosmann. Bucket list check for us it is definitely 8th wonder of the world. What is your top 3 bucket list? #InAbuDhabi @visitabudhabi,” he wrote on Instagram.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is ranked second in the world’s Top 25 Landmarks according to
In another shot, the photographer, who has a following of 4.6 million fans on Instagram, shows Nataly at the recently opened Louvre Abu Dhabi
“#followmeto Louvre Abu Dhabi with @natalyosmann where East meets West. Feels like you are on a different planet,” he wrote.
In one of the first photos from Abu Dhabi shared by Murad, Nataly is seen in the background of the emirate’s desert.
“Dubai means sunshine no matter what the season. It’s the cloudless sky and closeness to the sea... In the city where shadow is a privilege, sunglasses are the principal accessory,” Nataly wrote on Instagram.
The couple visited the UAE in 2015 as well as earlier this year in January, when they shared daring shots from on top of Dubai’s skyscrapers.
The Moscow-based couple, whose beautiful photographs have led to a book deal and numerous magazine spreads, have been traveling around the world for five years.