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Icy frosting

Winter has finally reached Finland! The pics are not your typical winter scenery, but this was the first day of (decent) sub-zero temperatures. The lake Päijänne is now pretty much frozen solid, but just a few days ago the combination of wind & water created some spectacular popsicles and frostings. Shot with a Nikkor 85mm 1.8

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Things got a little hairy

A sunny morning, and a nighttime temperature that had fallen below zero just before sunrise. The ground crackled beneath my feet and the frozen dew had coated all the plants in white, icy “hair”. Hoping to get some snowfall real soon!  Shot with a Nikkor 35mm 1.8 PS: Do you see the “snake” in the second to last picture? I was actually thinking about the […]

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A rare piece of sunshine

I was delighted to be woken up by sunshine on boxing day. Sunny days were a really scarce treat in december, and days off with sunshine even more so. The temperature was freezing, -20 c if I remember correctly. When it is this cold, the focusing system on my camera (the Nikon D3oos) tends to get a little unreliable after, say 40 minutes of shooting. […]

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Winter is juuuuuust behind the corner

One insanely beautiful sunny autumn day by the shore of lake Päijänne. The sudden sub zero temperatures and snowfall seemed to have caught nature off guard. I used to hate this season when I was younger, but now I’ve grown to love it. And besides – Christmas is just around the corner, and in no time you’ll be able to blow the dust off of […]

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