Beige

Beige is dependable, conservative, and flexible. The color beige is neutral, calm, and relaxing. The attributes and meanings associated with beige change based on the colors it accompanies. The color beige offers some of the warmth of the color brown and the some of the crisp and coolness of the color white. While it is a relaxing…

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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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52 Frames: Week 15: Extreme Closeup!

this week I have been taking close-up shots. Time to get up close and personal with an Extreme Closeup. If you are thinking this is the MACRO challenge, it is NOT. If you go to the dictionary, you’ll find a closeup is  1. a photograph, movie, or video taken at close range and showing the subject on a…

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April Saturday

I am so waiting for spring and summer that I drove to this small shop in the countryside that this lady keeps in her barn and home to buy linen clothing which is so nice to wear. Natural fabric and bright colors are the items she brings from Italy to her shop. I did not…

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52 Frames, Week 14: Nature! #2

. Details from nature is my other option, the ball hydrangea has weathered the winter well, and I love how the structure and texture has begun to show. I know I have taken similar shots before, on many occasions, but honestly near home there is not much that inspires me at the moment. So, any…

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52 Frames, Week 14: Nature!

. Nature shots aren’t restricted to wildlife out in the middle of nowhere. How about a starry night shot with a long shutter? Or the waves of the ocean with a high shutter speed to freeze motion?  Not possible for me, we have snow, rain an slush… still!!! Nature Photography is here to make us…

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52 Frames, Week 13: Emotion

This week, in search for emotion and someone to photograph, I think I have over used my model, so I gave him a week off 🙂 I am full of emotions, I took some selfies as I had no one to else available had a busy week at work and did not getting anything done.…

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Same, continues

I have not done much, so only thing I’ve really taken photos of is my flowers. They are beautiful so why not. Tinka enjoyed them too.

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weekend bouquet

I found this beautiful bouquet when looking for flowers to bring to a friend I was to visit. I ended up buying two bouquets, one for me and the other to take to her. Here are some detail shot of it, it is has so many beautiful details that I just have to share the…

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Sunset

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don`t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton

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Sunrise

“We need to be reminded sometimes that a sunrise last but a few minutes. But its beauty can burn in our hearts eternally.” – R. A. Salvatore

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I’m walking

I’m walking, I’m walking, walking in sunshine. Helsinki seaside on a sunny day with the mist rising in the back and taking over the sunny sidewalks soon after these photos were taken.

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52 Frames, Week 11: An Activity!

I have been recovering from an oculoplastic surgery, I look like an owl. I have since Thursday been doing cold treatment, eye drops and antiseptic cream in eyes several times a day. So trying to get a shot of any sort of activity has been a challenge. But we did go out for lunch yesterday…

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52 Frames, Week 10: Low Key!

This week, we’re going low, or at least shooting Low Key.  A low key image is going to have shadows, dark tones and, in a lot of cases, the subject of the photo is the only thing shown off with your lighting. And speaking of light, there is usually only one source of lighting, but be…

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A touch of spring

We are having a beautiful day with temperatures on the plus side and you can hear snow melting, but do we still have lots of it to melt. My husband was doing his best to give the spring help by making creeks so that snow and ice would melt quicker

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Texting and conversations

Texting is very loose in its structure. No one thinks about capital letters or punctuation when one texts, but then again, do you think about those things when you talk?  John H. McWhorter Texting is a lot like an answering machine. If you don’t want to talk to somebody, it’s like screening your calls. To…

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52 Frames, Week 9: Reflections!

I did have an idea at to begin with to this challenge, yesterday I was given too many options. If you have read or seen any of my posts you will know, well, I have a dilemma . Drove to Helsinki to check out the beautiful city library, the whole square where it is located…

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Cable Factory

It has been a busy week at work, spring is arriving with speed as light time is about 40 min longer every week. It was such a joy to wake up today and the sun was already lighting the woods at the back of our house. The situation in the world is unfortunately causing anxiety,…

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Lights and costumes

Yesterday, when visiting the Theater Museum in Helsinki. There was lights and actions as small visitors had fun with the props they had at display.

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52 Frames, Week 8: Rule Of Thirds !

I had no idea to begin with to this challenge, but as we yesterday went to a museum tours, it kind a came to me. The new locations and the lights there and few moments captured my attention. I have 20 hours to choose what I am going to submit. Want to help me? The…

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Even nicer weather

What a difference a day makes added with sunshine, the snow covered trees look so nice. I still haven’t ventured beyond my backyard to take photos, but I am happy to have this as my view.

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