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”

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”

Kittilä Church

Kittilä church was completed in 1831 and was the only building in Kittilä to survive the German’s Scorched Earth policy during the Lapland war in 1944. The church was designed by C.L Engel, the same man who designed the Iconic Helsinki Cathedral. Which do you like, Kittilä church in summer or winter? A great Transition. This postContinue reading “Kittilä Church”

What a Difference a Month Makes

Over the last year I have enjoyed the opportunity to photograph places over time and show the differences the seasons can do. A little while ago I posted a series of photographs of a cabin and What a Difference a Day Makes, this photograph is a late addition to those. Below is one of the photographsContinue reading “What a Difference a Month Makes”

Winter Driving

Winter driving is back. Snow on the road means you have to take a little more care while driving. When a large truck passes by on the other side it kicks up a small snow storm that leaves you temporary blinded for a few seconds. At this time of year the sun is low in the skyContinue reading “Winter Driving”

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is truly one of the greatest places on Earth. A few hours out of Calgary and hidden away in the Rocky Mountains lies the small ski town of Banff. In the winter this small town becomes a Mecca for ski bums from all over the world. Walking down the main street inContinue reading “Banff National Park”