Monthly Archives: August 2014

8 valokuvaajaa, 120 osallistujaa, 1000 kuvaa

“On parempi, että on kymmenen kiinnostunutta keskustelijaa kuin sata sanatonta seuraajaa.” Suunnilleen näin totesi eräs Roskalavapaviljongin Kuvia kaikille -tapahtumassa esiintynyt valokuvaaja. Summary: A week ago I organized a photography event Kuvia kaikille (Images for everybody) for Roskalavapaviljonki (Trash Pavilion) as … Continue reading

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Victor shows how to make a tealight holder from a soda can

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Victor Amoussou, an artist from Benin who lives also in Finland, shows how to make a tealight holder from a soda can. Victor likes recycling. He made the holder in a workshop organized and instructed by artist/consultant Hanna Rautio at Trash Pavilion (Roskalavapaviljonki) an … Continue reading

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Erilainen valokuvatapahtuma Helsingissä 24.-26.8.

Nyt on jotakin erilaista ohjelmaa valokuvauksesta kiinnostuneille. Osana Helsingin Juhlaviikkojen Roskalavapaviljonkia on Kuvia kaikille -valokuvatapahtuma sunnuntaista 24.8. tiistaihin 26.8. Kansalaistorilla Musiikkitalon, Sanomatalon ja Kiasman kolmiossa. Ohjelmassa on muun muassa kahdeksan valokuvaajan töiden ja projektien esittelyt: Su klo 12:30 – Jussi … Continue reading

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Chicks are growing (pigeon update)

I recently posted a picture of a common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) with a chick. Now, after 11 more days the babies are about three weeks old and much bigger. The parents visit the nest only randomly now.  Click a picture … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Look up!

Three great ceilings in Berlin. It’s always a good thing to look up.

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – The Wall

Today 53 years ago, 13th of August 1961, East German started the construction of the Berlin Wall between Soviet and Western Allies ruled sides of the city. The western part was isolated for over 28 years, until November 1989. See an animated … Continue reading

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… and I could touch the clouds …

Lake Lestijärvi in central Finland, July 2014, a moment before we were soaked.

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Berlin Photo Diary 2014 – Red or yellow?

Red car – or yellow bike? Your choice? (Seen at the border of Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg.)  

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Have you seen the chick of a Common Wood Pigeon?

Not many have seen pigeon’s chicks, I learned today. So I am, and you are now lucky. This common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) made the nest in our balcony in southern Finland. What a great place under the roof: no rain, … Continue reading

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Berlin Photo Diary – Grey or colors for E.T.A. Hoffmann?

Is your way painted with grey? Or do you like colors? I took this picture during a morning walk at E.T.A.-Hoffmann-Promenade in Berlin, towards Lindenstrasse and Jewish Museum, and desaturated the colors on the left side of the picture during postprocessing. Why: to … Continue reading

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