Monthly Archives: February 2016

Resting female Common Archduke

A female Common Archduke (Lexias pardalis) butterfly photographed near a small stream close to a viewpoint in Doi Suthep-Pui national park in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand on 31 March 2013. Wikipedia tells: Lexias pardalis has a wingspan reaching about 80–90 millimetres (3.1–3.5 in). It exhibits … Continue reading

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Two fountains during the night in Split

Croatian city Split has plenty of fine artwork and statues, old and new. A traditional fountain in the park of Josipa Jurja Strossmayera is colorfully lit during the night. The fountain was built in mid-20th century, but the park has been established … Continue reading

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Janne Mäkelä at Lavaklubi, Helsinki

Janne Mäkelä is a folk musician and a popular music researcher. He was also the director of the The Finnish Jazz & Pop Archive JAPA during 2008-2015. You can listen Janne’s latest album “Is it my time to go and other folk songs” in … Continue reading

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Girl from China and the Fireman

One more set of home studio (Falcon Eyes SSK-3150D) pictures, now more ‘acting’ and fun than in the previous set. Click to open the gallery  

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Happy Times at Langis Jazz 2014 (R.I.P. Zarkus)

Langis Jazz is by-invitation-only small-scale, high-quality event in a tiny village near Hanko, the southernmost continental location of Finland. There is a reason for this somewhat late post of these pictures I took in July 2014. One of the musicians, Zarkus Poussa, died … Continue reading

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With attitude

Results of the home studio portrait shooting session. The model was not trying to pose too much.

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Ai Weiwei HAMissa vielä helmikuun ajan

Olen jo kaksi kertaa blogannut kiinalaisesta yhteiskunta-aktivistista ja taiteilijasta Ai Weiweista. Kolmas kerta vielä, hyvää on mukava ‘markkinoida’. Ai Weiwein näyttely Helsingin taidemuseossa HAMissa Tennispalatsissa on esillä vielä tämän helmikuun ajan. Kannattaa käydä. Kannattaa ehdottomasti tutustua teosten esittelyihin, niin saat niistä … Continue reading

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