Sculpture of Helsinki #20 Network is an installation that begins on the upper level of the University of Helsinki metro station (formerly Kaisaniemi) from Annikki Luukela. It is different coloured lights that continue from a glass wall filled with lights down the escalators to the metro level, much like the tiled installation at Ruoholahti metroContinue reading “Network”
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.
Helsinki Cathedral during the LUX Festival. My favorite part of this photography is the line of spectators silhouetted against the light display on the cathedral. What do you like the most? I hope to post a full blog of my photographs from the LUX Festival later in the week. Would you like to see moreContinue reading “Helsinki Cathedral at LUX”
The Bat marks the spot of the former Lepakkoluola (bat cave), an innovative music and youth centre. The centre was also the birthplace of the first commercial radio station in Finland, Radio City. The sculpture by Jouni Kuusimäki was hung in the assembly hall but when the building was demolished the Bat was moved into storage untilContinue reading “Sculptures of Helsinki #8”
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”