Overload of garlic

In my FB photography group the topic was garlic, but I added some onions as well. Boy, did I take too many shots of garlic, then I played with them in Lightroom. So, sorry I am going to overload you with photos of garlic. I took them, might as well share them. Enjoy them, or…

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After the rain

Foggy skies greeted us first thing in the morning, I took my time before I went outside to take some photos. I had my furry little friend following me. These I took with my mobile, and little bit later I took the camera for a walk.

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Towards the rain

We took an early start to the weekend. We left nice weather behind and headed towards the rain, summer house. We could see the clouds turning dark grey over the highway. And it rained when we got there and continued to do so all night. Luckily we were nice and warm inside with the fireplace…

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Something I noticed #28

Something I noticed is that I was not able to do all thirty-one posts of Something I noticed. I truly tried. SO this is my last post on this theme. I saw this decoration on a gate I think I am going to go floral next month? Flowers to celebrate the colors of the season?…

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Something I noticed #27

Something I noticed, the beautiful light coming in, the white curtains and tablecloth. the window view is not the most spectacular one, but many times that is the case. Still, I hope you are enjoying it anyway. Simplicity is the theme in this one, I think.

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Something I noticed #26

Something I noticed, the beautiful light coming in, the white curtain, and green walls to match the colors on the other side of the window, hope you are enjoying the same sight now. I also did a black and white version as the contrast and light kind of demanded me to do so, you know…

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The wonder s of water lilies

I annually visit Mustio castle. I love the beautiful park and the dock that is surrounded by water lilies. I have yet to unload my camera disk, these I took with with my mobile.

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New fence

We had a fence here before and if you have been following my posts for some time you have seen several shots showing it. We had to take it down as the foundation was not the best and it started to lean towards and backwards. We did not have anything there for couple summers, but…

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Hay time

Watching others work. It is that time of the year when hay is being gathered from the fields, this summer earlier than usual I was not expecting to have a summer holiday this year, but suddenly I found out that I could have two weeks. So hip hurray, I am on vacation 😊

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Featured artist in Curatorial Volume.3

Originally posted on ART BY RITVA:
Yeah, I am one if the featured artists Curatorial Volume.3?is a captivating documentation of today’s leading contemporary artists showcasing current artwork of the highest calibre. This book takes a rare and insightful behind-the-scenes look at the lives and creative practices of artists working in multiple disciplines from around the…

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Pickings from a road trip

These are the only images I took that had something that connects them to this Fiskars Village, others are just things that caught my eye in the surroundings. You know, this and that. This is a town we nearly every summer visit, so I have all the tourist shots from previous years. Then again I…

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A drink

Having a drink at a restaurant enjoying my own company, actually I am waiting for a drive home. We are still experiencing unusually warm weather, so what I seem to be doing is taking photos of drinks in nice glasses. Happy Joy cider with lots of ice will keep me occupied for at least hour…

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Friends

Friends, the essential part of my life, extended family. Someone to share thoughts and laughs with. Yesterday evening I did just that on a warm evening by the sea

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Morning

Good morning 😃, I woke early to start my work so I can finish up early too. Sitting on my patio working at same time watching this light play on the lawn. What magic light can do is amazing, you just have to catch the moment

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Dark clouds

Sky is such a wonder to watch, the colors, clouds in constant change. In Finland we sure don’t have blue skies for ever. when we drive I spend most of the time watching clouds, anyone else who does that?

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Midsummer

The light is lovely, air soft and warm with humidity high, that’s what midsummer has been this year. We usually don’t get long hot spells, this time yes. Last night I went out after midnight and captured mist over the fields with the setting sun giving a beautiful pastel glow to the sky.

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Sunday

We have tried to go home for hours but with no luck, Tinka won’t come in as she senses that we are leaving. So we took a drive to the store and saw this bright rainbow on our way back. Then we started to watch the world ice hockey final Finland 🇫🇮- Canada 🇨🇦.

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Delicious

Yesterday I enjoyed a delicious meal and as I took photos of them because they were so beautifully prepared and presented. Yammy… nettle soup with poached egg, perched pike with potatoes and finally a brûlée with rhubarb and raspberry sorbet.

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Kopparnäs

I took a drive by myself to enjoy the nature in Kopparnäs in Inkoo as it was a nice May day. Not cold, not hot. As it was a weekday I was one of the first to be there. When I arrived a group of kids in daycare had been enjoying the morning there and…

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Itsy bitsy spider

Itsy bitsy spiderClimbed up the bird cherry;Down came the rainAnd washed the spider out;Out came the sunAnd dried up all the rain;And the itsy bitsy spiderClimbed up the bird cherry again.

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