My first shot of 1.1.2018. Happy New Year everyone!
Ensimmäinen kuva ensimmäisenä päivänä – hyvää uutta vuotta 2018!
The first shot on 1.1.2018 // This is looking outwards to the sea from Uunisaari island, downtown Helsinki just on my backside. Wasn't much more colourful in real life! 🙂 #suomiretki#visitfinland #outdoorfinland #retkipaikka #discoverfinland#finland_photolovers #thebestoffinland#ig_finland #yleluonto #instagood #beautifuldestinations #neverstopexploring#beautyofsuomi #helsinki #visithelsinki #finland #fujifilm #fujifilmnordic #xt2 #xf35mm #monochrome #blackandwhitephotography #bnw_nature #naturephotography #sea #shore #instanature #myfujilove
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My first big-time feature article with photography has just been published in the latest September 16/2017 issue of TM magazine (Tekniikan Maailma in Finnish). TM is a leading Nordic motoring and technology print publication with a circulation of over 100,000 copies, so it is safe to say that this is a big deal for me. Not only does my story from Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este (link to gallery) cover a whopping 8 pages, it also made a feature in the front cover with a photo! Feels pretty special, to say the least, and the producer’s review of it was nothing short of embarrassingly glowing.
Go get your copy from the newsstands or purchase through TM website at tekniikanmaailma.fi!
I was invited to photograph at the Royal Concours of Elegance in London, at Hampton Court Palace estate during September 1-3. Invitation was sparked by entering into Classic Driver magazine’s Instagram competition for concours photography, where I was selected as one of the shortlisted 10 finalists, presented right at the tail of the winning photograph. Story of “these are the 10 kings of concours photography” appeared on Classic Driver website in August. End result was an invitation and media accreditation to the spectacular event, with a possibility to be featured in Classic Driver’s social media stream afterwards. So with that, off I went – and here are some selected photographs from the spectacular Hampton Court Palace grounds with finest of metal wrapped into a classic chassis around.
Returning back from Italy as we speak, having covered two of the most amazing historic car events back to back, I’m smitten with Italian attitude to motoring and classic cars. The overwhelming positive attitude shone through in Mille Miglia, and continued in the high-class exclusive event in Cernobbio, Lake Como – Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.
I’m writing an article with photograhpy from Concoro d’Eleganza for one of the leading motoring and technology magazines in the Nordics, Tekniikan Maailma by Otava Media. Hope to see the story in print soon – after finishing writing the article and sorting out the photos of some of the rarest and exclusive cars on display!
An evening and morning walk in South Helsinki in Ullanlinna area & Kaivopuisto seashore. The morning fog was beautiful and calming. Also got to take my new Fujifilm X-T2 camera out for the first time. Thoroughly enjoyed my one day holiday, with this selected highlight!
Simple Green, stills in staircase. I happened to visit a beautiful old building at Pakkahuoneenkatu street in my hometown Oulu, and ended up spending an intensive 30 minutes shooting stills at the staircase basking in beautiful shades of vintage green. Here some selected samples from the set.
A selected non-bike street photo from my recent trip in Copenhagen.
- Classic 1000 Miglia moment 26/05/2018
- Prelude to Mille Miglia 2018 26/04/2018
- Bruxelles & Bikes vol I 11/04/2018
- First of first of January 23/01/2018
- Back to Bikes 06/11/2017
- My first big-time magazine publication 16/09/2017
- Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace, UK 05/09/2017
- Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 31/05/2017
- Mille Miglia 2017 photographs 30/05/2017
- First of May be Auto-Mobile 03/05/2017