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

Lake Gallträsk in Kauniainen

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Lake Gallträsk

This is lake Gallträsk in Kauniainen, southern Finland. Finland is said to be a “country of thousands of lakes”. I think there are some tens of thousands of them. Also, this photo might look like it´s from real wilderness. But actually it´s right close to the center of biggest metropolitan area in Finland. Kauniainen is a small town of 9 … Read More

Kauniainen by night

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Kauniainen by night

This is my hometown called Kauniainen. It´s a small town and home of only 9 000 inhabitants located inside a bigger (more than 200 000 inhabitants strong) Espoo. Together with Helsinki and Vantaa they form the Helsinki metropolitan area, home to more than 1 million people. I shot this photo with my Mavic Pro drone in one October friday night. … Read More

Kustaanmiekka strait in Helsinki

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Boat in Kustaanmiekka strait in Helsinki

Kustaanmiekka is actually the southernmost island of a group of islans that form the Suomenlinna sea fortress. Most part of the Suomenlinna fortifications are located on the Kustaanmiekka island. The name Kustaanmiekka commonly refers to the 81 meters wide strait between Kustaanmiekka island and the neighboring Susisaari island. What´s special about Kustaanmiekka strait is that it´s the only way for … Read More

Post to Instagram from your computer. Super easy!

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Dear photographers and all content creators, aren´t you tired of making your photos perfect on your computer and having to email or Airdrop them to yourself before posting them to Instagram on your phone? Me too. I´ve used an app called Buffer before, but then resorted just to emailing photos to myself and opening them on my phone. Whatever the … Read More

The Millennium Bridge in London

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The Millennium Bridge

This is the Millennium Bridge in London, England. Originally opened in 2000, this pedestrian bridge connects both sides of Thames river. You can walk from the City of London to Bankside. The building you see in the backgroud here is the St. Paul´s Cathedral on the City side of the river. Planners designed the bridge to have a low profile … Read More