River Exploration – Searching for New Photo Locations

Unexpected Revelation I’ve been returning to this location a few times during winter to take pictures of the same scenes in different light. My plan was to come back now in summer to photograph the same things in summer conditions. However, the change of seasons unexpectedly created completely different views to photograph. Right across the river there is a small, quite wild looking nature reserve which worked […]

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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. […]

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The Shortest Night

The lack of darkness in summer In the Nordic countries makes night photography difficult. Attempting astrophotography before late summer is more or less pointless. Landscape photography in general can also be problematic since the sun sets very late and rises only a few hours afterwards. If you want to use both, you wont be getting much sleep. On the other hand if you have the time and determination you […]

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