LUX Festival Helsinki

Last week saw the LUX Festival in Helsinki. During the weekend several places in Senate Square had a different light installation with the main event being the Helsinki Cathedral. It was a very cold weekend with temperatures reaching -20, but i still managed to get out there a few times to photographs.

LUX Festival

I am now back in Finland after a great trip to England. It was a cold weekend in Helsinki. The -21 degrees kept many people inside during the LUX Festival, which was good from a photographic point of view. Once the weather warmed up the crowds came out and it was a little more difficult toContinue reading “LUX Festival”

Kallio Block Party

Kallio Block Party took place this weekend in Helsinki. There was live music, good food and the streets were filled with people enjoying the nice weather. The event that seemed to be drawing in the largest crowd was the skateboarding, taking place with the impressive Kallio Church as its backdrop. © Our Shadows Will Remain

Beer Floating in Helsinki

It’s that time of year again when every rubber boat in Finland is bought and taken down to the river so many people can go beer floating through Helsinki for the afternoon. The following is a post I wrote a few years ago about the annual Beer Floating event that took place this weekend. The aim was to highlight that even thoughContinue reading “Beer Floating in Helsinki”

Helsinki 1952

After the 1940 Olympics was cancelled due to World War II Helsinki would hold the 1952 Olympics instead, this was the second Olympics to take place since the end of the war. Today in the city you can visit several of the stadiums that held events during the Olympics. In the gallery below you can seeContinue reading “Helsinki 1952”