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

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

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

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

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

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