Monthly Archives: September 2013

My walk in the autumn forest

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“I tie my hat against wind and rain.” “I let my trumpets sound loud!” “My world is filled with colors.” “My autumn is the season for renewal.”

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Photo printing is booming again

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During the past 15 or so years the photography  industry has faced a dramatic change. The introduction of affordable digital cameras and camera phones, cheaper and bigger image storage media, expansion of the internet access and easiness of image sharing … Continue reading

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Corinthian order staircase in Rome

The old buildings of Rome are full of staircases. In many of those the pillars are beautifully decorated in the Corinthian order. – So, when in Rome, look up. Wikipedia: The name “Corinthian” is derived from the ancient Greek city of Corinth, … Continue reading

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Open and closed (in Rome)

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Postikortti sadan vuoden takaa

Isoisäni Roopert Laasanen lähetti postikortin Vaasasta lauantaina marraskuun 14. päivänä 1908. Kortin sai Heikki ‘Heiska’ Tunkkari Vetelistä. [Heikki Tunkkari oli veteliläinen nuorisoseura- ja kotiseutuyhdistysaktiivi.] Kortissa hän kertoo ensin lyhyesti: “Hei, hei. Terveiset täältä päin. En jouda nyt paljon pakista kiire … Continue reading

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“You starin’ at me?”

“No, no, no. Just taking a picture of Pantheon.”

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Two birds (over Rome)

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