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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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Snowblind

Going out the door today was an adventure just by itself. It snowed approximately 1 cm of snow per hour, for 30 hours straight (and it’s still coming down). With the wind blowing 10-15 meters per second, I really did consider putting on my snowboard goggles, even at the risk of ridiculing myself. Not that the goggles are ridiculous, they’re ridiculously cool, to say the […]

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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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