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Arctic lights in Inari, Lapland

Wonderful arctic lights yesterday in Inari, Lapland.


After sunset at lake Inari, Lapland

On 29.7.18 was a calm and warm night in Inari.


Evening at lake Inari, Lapland

And a warm evening at + 31 C, 30.7!


Globe flowers at lake Inari, Lapland

Globe flowers are beautiful and very common in Lapland.


Puffin in Hornöya, Norway

Hornöya island in Vardö, Varanger, Norway on my way to fish salmon in Northern Norway.


Common shelduck in Örö National Park

On our photo tour to Örö National Park a couple of common shelducks was found.  My first ever photo of the bird resting on a rock.


European shags in Vardö, Norway

On our arctic tour to Varang fjord in Norway.


Steller’s eiders in Varang

Photographed from a floating hide in Båtsfjord, Finnmark on our arctic tour   a week ago.


Pine grosbeak in Lapland

On our arctic tour to Varanger, Finnmark, Norway we stopped at Neljän Tuulen Tupa to shoot northern birds like Pine grospeak. The other were Siberian Jay and Siberian tit.


King eider in Båtsfjord, Norway

The main goal of our arctic tour through snowy Finland and northern Norway, the King Eider! The bird was shot from a floating hide in Båtsfjord, Varanger, Norway.


Arctic hares in Varanger, Norway

Hares in Vadsö, Varange, Norway.  Have been traveling for several days in the very North of Europe. Today found the hares just by good luck. Tomorrow heading to Båtsfjord if weather allows.  Has been very cold but sunny all week.


Swans and a lighthouse

Picture taken from Suomenlinna in Helsinki.


Winter is back

All Lapland was nicely covered by frost some days ago when I was driving through.


Red-legged falcon

A red-legged falcon has been posing several days for photographers in Tuusula, close to Helsinki.


A beautiful sailing ship

Sailing in full sails in front of Helsinki.


Red thunder clouds

Lauttasaari, Helsinki. Every night offers  opportunities to shoot sunset pictures.


Sundown in Helsinki

Shot with my new Canon EOS 5DMarkIV. I sold my 7DMII and 5DMII, both of them with decent shutter counts and received from 7DMII 800 € and from 5DMII 600 €.  I paid from  the new one 3200 €.  Nothing has changed: camera bodies are Christmas presents and lenses are for life.


River Juutua in Lapland

The summer is very late an colors of leaves bright.


Torronsuo National Park

Visited yesterday  Torronsuo National Park in Southern Finland. We walked miles along duckboards and saw five cranes, only. The bog over there is very beautiful and should have this time lots of birds.


Harmaja lighthouse, Helsinki

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With a fisherman, today.


Something is cooking

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Lauttasaari, Helsinki, today.


Watching eagle

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An eagle watching at fjord Varang in Norway.


Steller’s eider

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Steller’s eider is the second most beautiful water bird, after King eider.  Smew is very nice, too.


King eiders and a couple of common eiders

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Common eiders in the background and male king eiders in front. Shot today in Båtsfjord, Norway. King eiders look somewhat exotic.