The oldest ski slope in Finland

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Kauniainen ski slope

Meet the Finland´s oldest ski slope! This 48 meters high hill was opened for skiers in 1934, making it the oldest in Finland today. It was equipped with a lift in 1951, making it 2nd ski slope in Finland with one. This place can be found in a town called Kauniainen (Google a recent New York Times story about it…) … Read More

Remarkable architechture of Oodi, the new library in Helsinki

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Oodi library in Helsinki

Finland is famous for it´s publicly funded services that are available to all the citizen with little or no extra cost. (Meaning that of course they have paid for them with their taxes.) It´s libraries are something the whole Finland is especially proud of. Now Helsinki has completed a huge investment in just that: a new public library right in … Read More

Flying a drone in cold weather? Read this first

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Skiing in Finland

  Many new drone owners begin their “droning carreer” right after christmas and head out for first flights in cold weather. And snowy and icy season means you can capture pretty great sceneries from the air anyway. But cold weather also means that there are number of things you need to consider to make sure you fly safely and don´t … Read More

Dark Finland

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Church of Hyvinkää

It does get dark in Finland. During winter time the sun never really rises for several months in the north, and usually the southern parts of the country get dark quite early in the afternoon. Grey is the colour that surrounds everytihing. Unfortunately with snow it only gets slightly better. Usually it´s just cloudy and grey. Like arabs have many … Read More

Skiing in Finland

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Skiing in Finland

You might have heard that Finns love all types of skiing; downhill, cross country, slalom, whatever… Still the cross-country version is probably the most popular form of sport and excersise. Finnish skiers have enjoyed quite a bit of success in international competitions and skiing is gaining popularity as a recreational activity and a form of staying in shape. However, contrary … Read More

Lisbon Old Town

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Lisbon Old Town

Lisbon is a super beautiful city! I was lucky to spend few days there on the beginning of Novermber. When northern Europe was already cold, Portugal was still really nice and warm. My hotel was just below the old town, so when I arrived there from the airport just in time before the sunset, I grabbed my camera and headed … Read More

The Finnish Archipelago

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Finnish archipelago in eastern part of Gulf of Finland

The Finnish archipelago is the largest in the world: there are hundreds of islands from the Russian border up to the very end of Gulf of Bothnia. All in the Finnish coastline of the Baltic Sea. The archipelago and sea are great part of the Finnish identity and culture. This photo is taken in the very eastern part of Finland. … Read More

The Shard in London

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The Shard, London

The Shard is a skyscraper in London that was once the tallest building in Europe with it´s height of 310 meters. The builiding that is owned by the state of Qatar has restaurants, office space, a 5-star hotel and even 10 luxury apartments. Here The Shard is shot from the Millennium bridge crossing the Thames.   Like my photos? You … Read More

Truth about raking Finnish forrests uncovered

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Finnish forrest

(Above is a photo of a Finnish forrest with it´s unraked floor clearly visible.) American president Donald Trump recently (Nov. 2018) started another internet extravaganza when he visited Californian area that was affected by huge wildfires. Trump made a statement where he explained how the president of Finland had told him how Finland takes cares of it´s forrests. According to … Read More

How to take a drone photo that doesn´t look like one

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Sailboat in Helsinki South Harbor

If you enjoy photography and taking spectacular aerial photos with your drone, why it´s a good idea to try and take photos that don´t scream “DRONE PHOTO” all over the place?  This is what I want to achieve often when I launch my Mavic Pro in the air. While one of the main reasons to do drone photos is to … Read More