Photographer Captures Stunning Overhead Shots Of An Island In Finland During All Four Seasons

Nature photographer Jani Ylinampa who lives in the city of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland has captured absolutely gorgeous overhead photos of the tiny Kotisaari Island during a clear day in summer, autumn, winter and spring. Per the city’s tourism website, the island sits in the middle of Rovaniemi and is only accessible by appointment and by boat. Continue reading »

“The Sign From The North Side”: Majestic Lapland Landscapes In Photographs By Sami Takarautio

Stunning natural landscapes by Sami Takarautio, a talented self-taught photographer, and adventurer currently based in Espoo, Finland. Sami focuses mainly on nature and landscape photography. He shoots awesome animals, adventures, and outdoor landscapes. Continue reading »

A Finnish Factory Worker Dies, Leaving Behind A Wonderland Sculpture Garden


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Veijo Rönkkönen (1942-2010) built remarkable park in Koitsanlahti, Parikkala, close to the Russian border in Finland. He worked on the site of some half a hectare for nearly 50 years. His hard work resulted in about 560 concrete statues and a magnificent garden. The young Veijo Rönkkönen was known to be very guarded. Art making was his way of communicating with the outside world; he did not dare to venture out into the world but instead invited the world to come and see him. Continue reading »

Photographer Juuso Hämäläinen Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Magical Northern Lights And Landscapes

Spectacular night landscapes by Juuso Hämäläinen, a talented 23-years old self-taught photographer, educator, and adventurer from Tampere, Finland. Juuso focuses mainly on nature, outdoor, and landscape photography. Continue reading »

Life-Size Crochet Sighting In Kyröskoski, Finland, Bet You Had To Look Twice!

Liisa Hietanen was born in Lohja, Finland in 1981. She graduated as Bachelor of Design from Lahti University of Applied Sciences in 2007 and as Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2012. She currently lives and works in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Continue reading »

“Tales From The Thousand Lakes”: Beautiful Nordic Landscapes In Photographs By Julia Kivelä

Fantastic travel landscapes by Julia Kivelä, a talented self-taught photographer who was born and raised St. Petersburg, Russia and currently lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Julia focuses mainly on landscape, adventure, lifestyle, and outdoor photography. Continue reading »

Photographer Captured Stunning Pictures Of Milky Way In Finland’s Most Desolate Landmarks

According to a photographer Oscar Keserci: “A few years ago I didn’t know about the Milky Way. A few years ago I wouldn’t have dared to go alone outside in the middle of the night. Now I’m usually alone out in the nights and I really enjoy it, even if sometimes it can be scary. Continue reading »

“Into The Wildlands Of Finland”: Dreamlike Animal Portraits By Joachim Munter

Joachim Munter is a multi-talented photographer, retoucher, adventurer and forest explorer currently based in Helsinki, Finland. Joachim captures spectacular scenic landscapes of his native Finland with the wild animals that call it home. Continue reading »

Lennu Is Finland’s Most Adorable Dog

President Sauli Niinistö’s dog Lennu is known for constantly having a smile on its face and people have dubbed the pup “Finland’s most adorable dog.” Continue reading »

Fantastic Nightscapes Of Finland By Mika Suutari

Mika Suutari is a talented self-taught photographer from Helsinki who currently lives and works in Nurmijärvi, Southern Finland. Mika focuses on landscaping, she shoots a lot of powerful and atmospheric nature photography. Suutari uses Canon EOS 5D Mark II camera and Photoshop. Continue reading »

Real Ice Carousel Made On A Frozen Lake Using A Chainsaw In Finland

Janne Käpylehto took a chainsaw to a frozen lake in southern Finland and carved out his own ice carousel! He cut a near-perfect 40-foot circle, and then used a solar-powered outboard boat motor to power the spinning circle of ice. Continue reading »

Artist Olek Covers A House In Finland With Pink Crochet

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Artist Agata Oleksiak (aka Olek) (previously) reveals an entire two-story house covered roof to floorboards in pink crochet. This new yarn-bombed installation currently stands in Kerava, Finland where Olek worked with a team of assistants to stitch together huge panels of crochet that envelop every inch of this 100-year-old house. Continue reading »

Very Sharply Defined Rare White Curtain Auroras Seen Over Finland

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White Northern Lights in Finland – isn’t it amazing that this kind of stuff is real? Continue reading »