Category Archives: Photo

Robben Island, for the memory of Ahmed Kathrada

Robben Island in front of Cape Town seen from the Signal Hill. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada spent 18 years on this island prison of his totally 26 years of imprisonment 1963-1989. Later he served e.g. as the member of the … Continue reading

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About photorealism

“As a full-fledged art movement, Photorealism evolved from Pop Art and as a counter to Abstract Expressionism as well as Minimalist art movements in the late 1960s and early 1970s in the United States. Photorealists use a photograph or several photographs to gather the … Continue reading

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Iskelmän ihanuutta 1940-luvulta 1970-luvun kautta nykypäivään

Viime tiistaina Savoy-teatterissa esiintyi Kodinkynttilät-laulutrio Maija Hapuoja, Monna Kamu ja Irma Tapio – kaikki kohta seitsemänkymppisiä upean uran luoneita laulajia. Konsertti Muistojen bulevardi oli viehättävä paluu 1940, -50 ja -60 luvun iskelmiin, uusina hienoina sovituksina. Taustayhtye ei ollut yhtään vaatimattomampi, näyttävimmässä roolissa … Continue reading

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A tree in December (it’s Christmas today)

A tree during christmas time, though not a spruce. Merry Christmas to all my followers! A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All pictures taken during this December.

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The time for giving and sharing (1 day for Christmas)

Helsinki, Aleksanterinkatu, the main shopping street during December. Some of us are doing well, some are less lucky. The Finns might find similarities with the work of Kari, the icon for political cartoonist in Finland. His drawing was published 62 years … Continue reading

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A wet Merry-go-round (2 days to Christmas)

Merry-go-rounds are fundamental for European Christmas Markets. So in Tallinn, Estonia as well. A daily countdown to Christmas, with eight photo posts, some are more, some are less “Christmas-like”. All pictures taken during this December.

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The bird with a red hat (3 days to Christmas)

Could it be so that the Common redpoll (Carduelis flammea, urpiainen in Finnish) is the bird of Christmas? For me it is. Just look at it’s head. A group of these small lively birds landed next to our home just two days … Continue reading

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