Finland and the Midnight Sun

Finland is often referred to as the Land of the Midnight Sun and at this time of year you can see why. This weekend people in Finland will be celebrating Juhannus (midsummer), so I have compiled some photographs of the midnight sun. Hopefully If the weather is good over the weekend I will be ableContinue reading “Finland and the Midnight Sun”

Another Year in Lapland

In my last post I asked you where you had been in 2015 and what was your highlight. Thinking about last year I decided to post another summary of my year in photographs all taken throughout Lapland. January February One of my favourite photographs from last year and part of my most popular blog post Changing ofContinue reading “Another Year in Lapland”

Lost in Lapland

Summer seems like a distance memory. But to keep that memory alive I have been working on my first video with footage taken throughout the summer. Regular readers of my blog may recognise some scenes as I have been posting photographs of these experiences. It is my first attempt and I hope it is aContinue reading “Lost in Lapland”

A Year in Lapland

After a year it is time to leave the Arctic Circle and head south for the winter. It has been an excellent experience to see Lapland change throughout the year with its dramatic seasonal extremes. As well as the difference in climate there is also a difference in lifestyle, a more back to basics living.Continue reading “A Year in Lapland”

The Churches of Lapland

Churches are often the center of a town or village, a place where the community has met for years, and usually one of the oldest buildings. During World War II the German’s burnt their way through the North and churches were the only buildings they spared.  They are built with the materials they have inContinue reading “The Churches of Lapland”

Winter is Coming

In Lapland winter is always coming. For a majority of the year the landscape is covered in snow and the temperatures often drop well below zero. After the Ruska period the leaves fall from the trees and the first frost isn’t far behind. The collection of photographs below are an account of the Transition between autumnContinue reading “Winter is Coming”