The narrow view to the tower of the graveyard is made even more narrow during summer. Taken in Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki.
Outside the Ateneum museum in Helsinki is this installation by Kaarina Kaikkonen. The shirts have been hanging in the tree since February and when they first went up they were clear to see. Now, not so much. For more comparisons in the seasons see HERE or HERE.
While exploring the differences in seasons I was able to take another comparison between winter and summer in Helsinki. This time the view is from the top of Kallio Church, one of my favorite buildings in the city. From the top of the tower, on a clear day, you can see all the way down toContinue reading “The View From Kallio Church”
Not really a castle but the Sinebrychoff Tower does slightly resemble a medieval turret. Here you can see it at two different seasons of the year, summer and winter. Years ago Nikolai Sinebrychoff built a brewery and house here, and in the back garden he built his own observation tower. Today Sinebrychoff Park is open for all to enjoy,Continue reading “Sinebrychoff Tower”
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”
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”
What defines Lapland? I have been looking through my photographs searching for one that I think tells the most about the area in one single image. Something that says Lapland without having to say anything. What do you think, have I made the right choice?
B is for Bridge in this week’s black and white challenge. See this photograph in my full post 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”