52 Frames: Week 25:  What is it!

What the heck is that? That is what, I have tried to figure out, how to shoot it. That is between my coughing fits, this flu or what ever it is very strong and persistent. If that’s the reaction your photo gets, then that means you did it right! Did i succeed in anyways? This…

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52 Frames: Week 18: Flat Lay !

Time for a genre that’s rather popular on social media in recent times – Flat Lay photography has simple rules – take a shot of items or objects laid out on a flat surface from immediately above. Basically, a bird’s-eye view of a set of objects that make up a cohesive whole. I thought that I would…

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52 Frames: Week 17: Leading Lines!

Time for a compositional challenge, this week – it’s Leading Lines. I was walking in a flea market and came across this old calculator covered with dust, but as I was not able to clean it, it shows old dust, dirt, but he lines leading to the name are clearly to be seen. I took it…

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52 Frames: Week 16: Lamp!

While we like to focus on the lighting used in photos, we want to include a lamp this week! That means including a lamp IN your photo, not just the suggestion through lighting.  This simple little device has so many forms – Perhaps you could share a story of your own little reading nook where you enjoy…

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Easter Sunday

Let the photos show our Easter 🐣 activities. It was sunny but rather cool, but we had coffee at Löyly outdoor deck enjoying the ✨ sea. We enjoyed Late lunch at Sea Horse , a restaurant serving traditional food since 1932

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Teddy bears

I was going to post a Valentines day greeting with bears, but I forgot to upload the photos from the camera. These are rather cute, just because teddies are. Since I took the photos, I might as well post them. Today too can be a friendship day, as every day is. To all my Blog…

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52 Frames, Week 4: Minimalist!

Minimalist! Still working with what I could find at home. Minimalist as a topic was great as I am still on sick leave due to Covid. I have been home since January 3rd. I can tell you the walls are beginning to fall on me. Still so tired, I have about 4 hours of OK…

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Independence Day

That’s it, Independence Day here Finland is cold and dark, but candles are traditionally placed in the window, mine are in front of the blue waves

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How to survive November 2021 Day 28

It feels like winter as the temperatures are -6C ( 20F) frost has made art on the plants that are left. Two more days then November is over and we can start waiting for the next big event – Christmas will be here sooner than we thought. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 27

I have not lit up candles this year as often as I used, I should they do bring beautiful atmosphere and soft light. Luckily I have some green candle holders to get the green vibe going. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 6

Smoke lingered as I blew the out candles, I might point out, several times 🙂 at the same time playing with the light. This one is green. the others have a touch of it, but they will have to pass as green. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 5

Green Apples, so crisp, and roundly shaped. This one is green. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel free to join us 🙂 Green…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 4

Pear, so sweet and shapely and like me, Bottom heavy 🙂 It is green, I am not. Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel…

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How to survive November 2021 Day 3

Surprise, I went to the grocery store 😀🛒only to find green everywhere Our favorite month, November! This year we’ll get rid of gray by painting the month in green. Lepis from Parallel lines has hosted this challenge for years, I have been part of it for several years too, feel free to join us 🙂…

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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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Something I noticed #23

Old tableware, that’s what something I noticed and the very old wallpaper.

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Something I noticed #4

Just a detail…something I noticed that appealed to me. A testament to a moment spent with friends or family enjoying a cup of coffee and an ice cream. Dishes left to be cleared away…not having to do them yourself. Small joys of life. Does this picture tell a story or do I just want to…

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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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Peaches

This month’s theme is peach, in my FB photography group. I struggled with it for a while since peaches where not available in the stores until recently – it was not their season 🙂 Well, anyways I found some peaches in the end and took photos of them. Feel free to comment, I am still…

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Old Windows and Brick

In Finland, window glass was blown until the 1930s. The thickness of these glass panes was about 1.5 mils. For a long 19th century, glass was made only from domestic raw materials and because of that, the glass was greenish due to impurities in the sand. The brinks are also interesting. Fiskars Village, has two…

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