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Cyclist’s Hell(sinki)?

Helsinki is getting more snow – and the city bikes are feeling lonely. Advertisements

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Clouds and lens flare

Two days ago, Midsummer eve, we had some sunshine in southern Finland (it has been quite cold and rainy during the last days). This is a combination of  two sets of three image HDR images (-2,0,+2) of the clouds – … Continue reading

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Hot days in May

I took these pictures last Saturday in Lestijärvi, Central Finland during the last day of the hot spell. We had hot weather almost everywhere Finland. These May temperatures were close to 30°C (85° F). That was exceptional. Now, a couple of … Continue reading

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Not enough water to fill the icy rapids

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Finland has been under an arctic high pressure during the last weeks. Temperatures have dropped below -20 celsius in large parts of the country. The freezing started after a rainy and warm autumn and December. The discharge of the rivers … Continue reading

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No snow during Christmas this year?

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Half of Finland will have no snow this Christmas. According to the weather statistics, this is not unheard but still uncommon. This was not the case some years back, when the Christmas season in Helsinki was opened in a real … Continue reading

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Freezing but sunny March

We in Finland will most like have the coldest March in 50 years, but hopefully not in the measured history. March 1917 will hold the record (ref. in Finnish). We have also a lot snow, again. I took this picture a … Continue reading

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The shady side of Helsinki

Yesterday was not the brightest in Helsinki. The weather made even the new buildings and architecture look like transported from ex-Soviet Union … This was the view in front of The Finnish Museum of Photography. Two great exhibitions there now, … Continue reading

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