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A Faster Summer than I Could Ever Have Hoped for

Lightning Summer According to statistics +30 degrees in the middle of May in Finland only happens a few times per century. As most people I was quite surprised when it was suddenly summer outside. And of course after a long, cold winter it feels extra good to have an early summer. For landscape photography many new opportunities arise, and others disappear temporarily with the change of season. The nights are

Trying some different things: Studio, Film and Manual Lenses

For the last month or so I’ve been trying some different things from what I usually do. Mostly because I’ve wanted to learn more about studio photography. Not just about studio portraits but also how to light things in general. The extremely cold weather has certainly also impacted my motivation to do night photography. Still I have been outside some nights but I haven’t been satisfied with the results. In

My Year in Photography and some Things I don’t like about Instagram

Best Nine? After seeing some of the “best nine posts” on Instagram I went to the website and made my own. The result was, well, interesting. Not many of the nine most liked pictures were the same as my favorite pictures posted this year. Maybe not surprising, since usually the pictures I like more get less likes, for whatever reason. I didn’t take all of my posted pictures this year,