hi there.. i am currently living and working in dubai.
dubai is consider the safest city in the world and also singapore.
no worry to bring out ur gear out, the local is too rich to rob u..haha..
just dun worry..
but do becareful for Mr. Sun...
is too hot.. but now is getting better... will be cooler soon...
best time is on Dec.
anyway, is not as much as u seen on TV.. but it still consider a great city to enjoy and shoot..
1.0)Try not to take picture of the local women (some might feel offfence), dun touch and women and female(dun care is cat, bird or whatever animal) u will get kill for that (animal part is a jok)
2.0)Careful when u on the road, they drive like crzzy ppl, they dun stop at red light. Remember, left is right, right id left.
3.0)happy shooting and do ask me if u need anything.