Category Archives: USA

Art for December 27th: Lady

Thank you Olli for the kind invitation to visit your blog. New York City is a fantastic place to visit art museums. Sometimes art can be found from streets, like this Lady. I took the photo in November 2012 in … Continue reading

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Poster war: Soviet Union versus United States

Two posters, two superpowers, two objects … two success? * * * The first poster “нет!” (“No!”) I saw in flea market in Estonia. It has been drawn by Russian V. I. Govorkov, who was active from early 1930’s to late 1960’s. … Continue reading

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Only … in Chicago

Chicago 2010. No specific reason for an empty street. But that was a good (and maybe the only) reason to take a photo or two …

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Classic New Orleans jazz by Preservation Hall Jazz Band in Pori Jazz 1976

In Pori Jazz 1976 we could enjoy the original and traditional New Orleans jazz, played by Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB). The members of the band in Pori were: Dave Williams (April 26, 1920 – March 13, 1982), piano Emanuel Sayles (January 31, … Continue reading

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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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Ambassador Austad making a film in Finland 1976

July 16th, 1976. U.S. Army Band is playing in front of the Town Hall of Pori. I notice a slightly more formally dressed  gentleman using a movie camera. He is clearly not a standard Pori Jazz visitor. So I take … Continue reading

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An old fellow, 237 years today

July 4, 1776, the USA declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. The students of the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois have left a very topical message to the USA and the whole world: “You too can rule the world. You … Continue reading

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