Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!

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Between autumn and winter

Yesterday we had the first freezing temperatures and also some snow at river Hirvihaaranjoki, Finland. We are now between autumn and winter. – You might also like to see the earlier post of the four seasons of a river. (Click → larger)

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These boots were made for … standing

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Seen on the streets of Rome

Street photography is easy and difficult at the same time. Easy: you just walk around and the subjects are there. Difficult: how to approach the subjects? See POTN Forum for good source of hints for this kind of shooting. Here … Continue reading

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Circus Maximus, Rome (pano #26)

(I have promised not to post more panoramas, but now I have to. :)) In my last blog I made mistake, which I like to correct. When posting photographs, I like to add a link, some background information or a … Continue reading

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Colosseum in different light

It was sometimes early or mid 1960’s when I saw Ben-Hur. For a young boy it was a heavy four hours, even with a break, but worth of it. I can still remember Charles Heston riding his foursome fiercely around … Continue reading

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Preparing for winter

All the complicated details of the attiring and the disattiring are completed! A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold. “Winter Trees” … Continue reading

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República de La Boca, Buenos Aires

The colors of La Boca, a Europe flavored barrio (district) of Buenos Aires in Argentina are breathtaking. The locals call their district as a republic, to help to preserve their cultural heritage. (This photo blog was inspired by a fellow … Continue reading

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Something to pamper yourself with …

Would you like to make your life a bit more comfortable? Start saving now. Here are a couple of good old things re-invented, both coming from Finland. FIRST   What about a small cottage, which you can use year round, in … Continue reading

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Valokarnevaali 2012 The Carnival of Lights

Kuten lupasin, kävin myös tämän vuoden Linnanmäen Valokarnevaalissa. Vaikka sää oli tänään vähän koleahko, toki vuodenajan mukainen, oli tunnelma mukavan lämmin. Tässä pieni kuvakavalkadi, josta näkyy myös, kuinka pimeys laskeutui. As I earlier promised, I visited Linnanmäki Carnival of Lights … Continue reading

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