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Archive for May, 2009

Thursday Theme “ahaa”


A stone in Inari.  I think, when seeing this stone, Reidar said “ahaa”.

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Canon 1DMIIN, 500/4


Has been lately many things to do and less time to take photos. When visiting Otanmäki bird basin in early May I did not find many birds but took a picture of the hide.

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Canon 5D, 16-35/2.8 at 23 mm, f8, stiched from 4 shots by Photoshop

Thursday Theme “Before – Now”

I do interpret the theme a little broadly, maybe “Before – After”

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Canon 5D, 24-105/4, 24 mm, f 22


Canon 5D, 16-36/2.8, 16 mm, f18

Curlew in the morning sun

While waiting  in a hide to take photos from displaying black grouses a curlew made a nice presentation against the rising sun.


Canon 1DMIIN, 500/4, f4

Thursday Theme “kaksoisolentoni”

According to Wikipedia “kaksoisolento” refers to look-alike person but is much more complicated than that.   I found one in my galleries.  Not exactly but a little.


Black Grouse Courtship Ritual

I retired from 1st of May and found myself on the 2nd in the forests of Kainuu in a hide on a swamp to photograph and record mating rituals of Black Grouse.

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090504-paltamo-crop-net-rike4075Canon 1DMIIN, 500/4, f4