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

This is Old Helsinki

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Old Helsinki, the senate square and Helsinki Cathedral

Once upon a time in 1809 a war between Sweden and Russia ended in Russian victory and a then pretty much irrelevant piece of land called Finland became part of Russian empire. The Russians wanted to transfer the capital of Finland from Turku (closer to Sweden) to Helsinki (closer to St. Petersburg) and that´s what they did. Russians wanted to … Read More

Broken Finnish Sauna

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Broken Sauna in Finland

Sauna death match the Finnish style Did you know that Finland is called the country of thousands of lakes? At least Finns themselves like to call it that. So Finns love their lakes. And did you know what is the biggest stereotype of Finns? Correct. They like to throw away their clothes and hang out in a boiling hot, steamy … Read More

How to avoid crashing your drone

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Drone flying away

Some people say that crashing your drone is part of the game and it will inevitably happen some day. Sure, flying a drone is risky business and crashes do happen. Sometimes tech fails at critical moment and sometimes it´s just old-fashioned “pilot error” that causes you to destroy your ﹩1500 flying camera. But it doesn´t have to be like that. … Read More

Keila-Joa Waterfall in Estonia

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Keila-Joa Waterfall in Estonia

Keila-Joa is a village about 30 kilometers from Tallinn in Estonia. Keila-Joa boasts a well-known place of interest in Estonia: a waterfall located in a park of old manor house and a hydroelectric powerplant. Keila-Joa park, powerplant and manor house concentrate around the waterfalls that have been used for centuries. First mentions of a mill functioning there date back to … Read More

The Toolse castle in Estonia

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Toolse castle ruins in Estonia

The Toolse castle is a medieval castle located in the village of Toolse in eastern Estonia, right on the northern coast of the country. Drive to Toolse from Tallinn takes about 1,5 hours. The Toolse village can be found close to a small and sleepy town of Kunda. Kunda itself was known for it´s concrete factory that was opened in … Read More