It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
Henry David Thoreau
Many photographers describe their photographic journey as a lifelong passion for photography. I can’t claim such a history but came to photography relatively late in my life. My interest for it awoke through the nature of Finland.
Finland’s nature is quite particular in many respects. Not only does it contain some of the last wild places in Europe, but also an incredibly varied assortment of micro landscapes, rocks and lakes formed by the last ice age. The northern latitude with its harsh climate only supports coniferous forests but those are full of character and dignity. Foremost however, Finland’s nature is steeped in beautiful light, which is never really harsh and can turn magical even during the darkest season.(more…)