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

WWI era Russian fortress in Finland

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WW1 Russian Fortress in Finland

Look down every once in a while and you´ll be surprised what you might find! I flew my drone once and found a WWI era Russian Frotress like that! This thing in the photo really is the ruins of a Russian fortress where construction seemed to be halted about 100 years ago. This place is about 15 min walk from … Read More

Beautiful sunset in Skillinge, Sweden

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Town of Skillinge in Skåne, southern Sweden

Have you been to Skillinge in southern Sweden? It´s a nice coastal town with old houses, a marina and large open fields surrounding it. For me it was one of those places you visit once and it just sticks in your memory forever. I really spent only a while of one evening in Skillinge in the summer of 2009. We … Read More

Amos Rex, the most popular museum in Helsinki in 2018

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Amos Rex museum in Helsinki, Finland

  This is the unique courtyard of the Amos Rex art museum in Helsinki, Finland. Amos Rex was opened in 2018 and immediately became a sensation rarely seen among Finnish museums. Most days since the opening people have been queuing to see the unique exhibition space built underground where once was the main bus station of Helsinki.   What is … Read More

New memorial for victims of communism in Tallinn, Estonia

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Memorial for communism victims in Tallinn, Estonia

This place is the new memorial for victims of communist terror in Estonia, inflicted by Soviet Union during the 50 years of occupation. The memorial, opened in 2018, includes a path between two black walls running from symbolical “home garden” to the sea below. These walls have about 22 000 names of people who were either murdered or lost their … Read More