Everything related to photography. That counts photoshop as well.

Built-in hazy skies

Found a gimmicky but fun shooting option from my Canon point-and-shoot camera called “color switch”. Basically I select a color with my camera and choose another one the camera will swap it into. It’s a cheap trick but it actually turned out to be quite fun to use! Sure, it is something that can be … [ read more » ]

Growth in a momentary frozen state

The past week here in Helsinki has been quite magical as all the trees have been covered in a thin layer of frost due to some weather condition of fog pouring down to sub-zero conditions. I fail to remember when was the last time I saw something like this in Helsinki. These are the kind … [ read more » ]

Back to film

Earlier this autumn I dug up my old soviet Zenit slr-camera and bought a roll of black and white film. I actually have two Zenit bodies, but I wasn’t sure which one of them leaked light inside, so I was pretty much snapping photos just to get them developed so that I can see the … [ read more » ]

Photoshop scrubs

I’m throwing in some images I fooled around with Photoshop a few months ago. I call these kinds of images I make “scrubs”, image files that don’t have any purpose other than practicing different kinds of effects with varying success. In these particular scrubs I was focused on photo retouching (playing with colours and contrast … [ read more » ]

Injecting mood into photos

Some time ago I noticed one thing. Basically ever since I bought and used my now broken 35mm/2.0 lens with my Digital EOS camera, I aimed for crisp, clean photography. While I managed to capture good photos, somehow I lost track at some point what photography is all about (or can be). Surely it isn’t … [ read more » ]

Few summer photos

Relaxing lake scenery

I just uploaded some photos I took while in the countryside. Not that many this time around as I tend not to take photos that I feel I’ve already taken before. I really should reinvent my style of photography somehow. Maybe it will happen now since I broke my trusty EF 35mm f2.0 lens, which … [ read more » ]