The Endless Emptiness of Crossing the Nullarbor

The Nullarbor Plain is an area of arid desert stretching across South Australia and Western Australia. To the south lies the Great Australian Bight, an area of unique natural beauty and diversity, and to the north the Great Victoria Desert. I knew very little about the Nullarbor before a friend asked if I wanted toContinue reading “The Endless Emptiness of Crossing the Nullarbor”

Two Views – Autumn VS Winter

Last week this view in Helsinki was full of colour, ruska was here and the city looked beautiful. Yesterday saw the first snow and that means only one thing, winter is on the way.  We don’t know for how long it will last but there is one certainty, more snow will come and the lakeContinue reading “Two Views – Autumn VS Winter”

Repovesi National Park in Autumn

I found myself in Repovesi National Park for the second time this year. My previous visit I walked the enjoyable but short fox trail during summer, this time I set my sights a little higher and planned to spend two nights in the National Park. Along with a friend we arrived in the park late,Continue reading “Repovesi National Park in Autumn”

Can a Landscape be Done Using Portrait Orientation?

Many of the photographs I have seen for this weeks Photo Challenge have been landscape orientation and I asked myself the  question, can a Landscape be done using Portrait orientation? Do you think this image is a good example of a landscape photograph? Share your examples of landscapes done with a portrait orientation and weContinue reading “Can a Landscape be Done Using Portrait Orientation?”

Tromsø Revisited

2015 was a big year for tourism, the number of international tourists rose by 5%, seeing 1.2 billion of us travelling aboard. Even with the threat of terrorist attacks people weren’t deterred, France remained the most visited country even after the tragedies in Paris. Where was the best place you travelled last year? Out of theContinue reading “Tromsø Revisited”

Winter in the City

Last time I was in Helsinki during the summer I posted a photograph Summer in the City (seen above), now that I am back in Helsinki I have taken a similar image. The view was of Helsinki Harbor and the Finnair Skywheel. This time instead of a couple enjoying the sun I was greeted withContinue reading “Winter in the City”

From the Air

After weeks at home in the UK it is time to return to Finland, but this time to Helsinki. I have never been the person to take photographs through the window of the plane, but when greeted with the view of the frozen sea along Finland’s south coast I couldn’t resist. Seeing the earth fromContinue reading “From the Air”