I was there not long ago myself It's an amazing sight! Though my shots didn't come out half as good as this. Would you have any tips for shooting at night? I'm only starting out with my DSLR (Nikon D3100) and I understand you have a better camera, just wondering how you get it so clear
It's not really a matter of which camera you use, main thing is to be lucky with the weather. Most of the time it is quite hazy here in Dubai and it's only in winter that you can be lucky to have visibilities like this. Burj Khalifa is some 20km away from Palm Jumeirah so even the best camera or lens can not cope if it is a hazy day.
I have written down some of my thoughts and tips on night photography in my blog: