Ultimo – How Would You Take Your Last Photos?

  "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.

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About Photographying Stage Performances – Helsinki Fitness 2016

  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. 

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Shooting Extreme Sports in Extreme Weather

    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.

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Swamp Soccer Photography

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.

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