One of the benefits of the modern era social media is the ability to follow different interest groups and gain information of events, which would otherwise go unnoticed. During the…
Featured image model: Jenny Pylväläinen, Muah: Anna-Karen Korkkinen At the end of April I headed to Askotalo at Lahti, where I had a change to meet some new faces. There was a Askophoto event, which was a gathering of models and photographers to meet new people and to work together in inspiring environment.
"How woud you take your last steps?" is the question raised by the Ultimo show by Tangotheare Kiuta. I had again the pleasure of working together with these multitalents to create promotional photos for their newest show. On a rainy January night we gathered at the undergrounds of Sörnäinen in Helsinki, on a very special stage where the actual show was to take place.
Read my newest blog post at Sleeklens about my visit to Medieval Tournament organized by Rohan Stables. I am sharing my experience as well as some tips for event photography.
This year I barely had time to participate Photo & Camera fair in Helsinki Messukeskus as I was so eagerly taking photos about the other events happening around Go Expo stages, e.g. Helsinki Fitness competition. Photography is all about the light and a great photo has great light like I have stated in several earlier blog posts. When shooting a live stage show one has to hope that lighting is set properly and is supportive for photography.
Chinese New Year show 2016 at downtown Helsinki was full of great performances and talent. I was standing in the audience with my camera.
This year Tough Viking competition in Helsinki Kaisaniemi got extra twist from heavy rain. The competition is 12km run with 15 different obstacles including climbing, swimming and crawling. If I called for more dramatic weather when shooting swamp soccer at Hyrynsalmi (Swamp Soccer Photography), this time I got what I ordered. Heavy rain made the competitors look even more soaking wet and miserable. However, the atmosphere was great and everyone smiled when they saw the man with the camera.
I made a longish detour during my summer trip to have a chance to capture some Finnish madness with my camera. In the land of thousand crazy summer sports, one well known event is the annual world championships of swamp soccer at Hyrynsalmi. I was well prepared to meet the famous Finnish Air Force, i.e. mosquitos, of which swamps are usually swarming. I was not prepared to meet a rare quest; burning sun.
Media sexy week - It seems that this week my photos are used for advertising two totally different events in two totally different languages. There will be women open mat…