Monthly Archives: December 2014

Winter Trees

(Should I put a price tag of xx,000 EUR for 150 x 100 cm aluminium print? 😉 )

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Sundog

Sun was setting in the central Finland. It was around -20°C, a good weather to see atmospheric phenomena created by the ice crystals in the air. I spotted the right sundog. They are always about 22° distant on both sides of the sun. The … Continue reading

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A real Christmas Tree

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Merry Christmas to all my readers!

Merry-go-round in Helsinki Christmas Market 2014 at Senate Square. (The video is made of four still images taken 18 December 2014. The carousel music is from http://www.freesound.org.)

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Maybe the most impressive photo exhibition 2014

What was the most impressive photography exhibition I saw this year? Hard to say, but a strong candidate is Marja Pirilä’s exhibition in Galleria Heino in Helsinki. I have selected one piece of art – not a typical photograph – … Continue reading

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The eyes of Hämarik (Twilight)

In front of Viru shopping center in Tallinn, Estonia, you can find this lovely lady. She is Hämarik, or Twilight, a statue made by Mare Mikoff, Estonian sculptor. Especially the eyes of Hämarik got quite an attention in POTN photography forum … Continue reading

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Jazz in Finland during 1970’s and 2010’s

This is a video made of jazz pictures I took during 1970’s and 2010’s. This was the event, when I had a premier of this video. Maybe it was not a global success, but I had an enthusiastic audience. I liked … Continue reading

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We Jazz 2014: Kari Ikonen Trio

We Jazz 2014 offered top Finnish jazz yesterday night in Ääniwalli club in Helsinki: Kari Ikonen Trio played  mainly composed modern jazz. Pianist Kari Ikonen and drummer Markku Ounaskari are the two latest who has been nominated  to be the jazz musician of the … Continue reading

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Helsinki by night in December 2014

December has been temperate in southern Finland. No snow, no ice. I took these three shots of the dark city three days ago. Three different subjects, three different postprocessing. The first image is a traditional Christmas time view to the … Continue reading

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Suomen 97 itsenäisyyden vuotta – 97 years of independence of Finland

Vaikka Etelä-Suomen sää on tänään 6.12.2014 harmaa ja sateisen kostea, juhlimme jälleen ilolla itsenäisyyttämme. Onnittelut 97-vuotiaalle Suomi-neidolle! Thought the weather in Southern Finland is today 6th of December 2014 grey and rainy, we will celebrate with joy our independence. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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