By Crystal Chung

A BANKER takes incredible photos of Dubai skyscrapers poking through a sea of heavenly clouds in extreme selfies

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Intrepid Ali scales some of Dubai's tallest buildings to capture incredible images of the city from above

The busy city of Dubai is known for its impressive skyline, which features the world’s tallest building and these photos taken by Ali Adeel show us exactly why millions of people flock to the UAE every year.

Skyscrapers pierce through a multi-coloured blanket of fog over Dubai

Shot between May 2013 and January 2015, the series of breathtaking images feature the Burj Khalifa, Cayman Tower, the Executive Tower and more.

Bright lights, big city: Dubai is lit up in this incredible shot from above

The corporate banker revealed that in order to enter the buildings he has to sneak in undetected.

He said: “Often it’s a matter of trial and error, if the door of the building is locked then I will need to go back and try to find another tower to scale. I just keep trying until I get into one.”

Banker Ali Adeel's cityscapes show some of Dubai's most famous buildings from an awesome perspective

The daring snapper can also be seen perching on the edge of a rooftop as he looks out onto the magical skyline in images he has created using a self timer.

The terrifying elevation of the skyscrapers would have many fearing for their lives but Ali takes the hair-raising heights in his stride.

Extreme selfie: The 35-year-old used a timer on his camera to capture this shot of him gazing across a mystical Dubai

In one particular image the world's tallest building - the 2,700ft-high Burj Khalifa - can be seen bursting through the dense fog banks which descend on the city every year around the month of March as the temperature begins to drop and humidity meets cooler air, forming the rolling fog.

He said: “I am not afraid of heights, I can scale the highest building in the world with ease, however if it was water it would be another story as I cannot swim and it’s my biggest fear in the world.”

The world's tallest building dwarfs surrounding skyscrapers in this breathtaking cityscape

With a thick cloud of mist enveloping Dubai’s tallest buildings, the incredible scenes look like they belong in a science fiction film.

In other pictures, the lights from Dubai's shops and apartments illuminate the fog from below and one picture captures the Dubai Mall water fountain in action.

Only the city's tallest skyscrapers peer out of this sea of fog which is lit up with a warm orange glow

Ali, 35, who is originally from Pakistan but born and raised in Dubai, is currently working a nine to five city job but also does professional photography in his spare time for events and weddings.

He said: “My passion for photography started almost two years ago, and now I just can’t seem to stop as beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. Photography for me is not only a hobby but also a huge stress reliever."

The Burj Khalifa cuts through the clouds like a needle and looks as if it is about to inject the sky

The majority of the images were taken from different events and various high rise towers which start from a whopping seventy-five to eighty floors.

Ali said: “The feeling of seeing my images for the first time is something that is very difficult to describe. The pictures tell you a beautiful story about Dubai.”

The bright lights and neon vibrancy of Dubai are reflected in a multi-coloured fog covering the city

Now that Ali has photographed from the majority of the highest building’s in Dubai he has his sights set on the UK.

He said “I would love to come to the UK one day and scale some of the highest towers.”