By Night

Night photography takes a little more technique and time than just point and shoot. You have to know the functions of your camera well but the end results can always be different and sometime surprising. For me I think that is part of the appeal. The inspiration for this post comes from a post cardContinue reading “By Night”

Outside the National Library of Finland

The National Library of Finland has reopened again after refurbishments. The outside is interesting but the inside is more than just books. The oldest part of the building was designed by C.L Engel, the man behind the Helsinki Cathedral. The library even has its own book cave, kirjaluola in Finnish. See inside HERE.

Arabia

Arabia is a neighborhood about 5km from Helsinki City Center, where city meets nature with parks, cycle paths and nature reserves. From 1550-1640 Helsinki Old Town wasn’t far from here until it was moved to its current location. The neighborhood is home to the Arabia ceramics factory that has since become an icon of theContinue reading “Arabia”