New York is my favorite place for street photography. This is a small part of the shots i did on my business trip last July. They’re all shot handheld with my Nikon D610 and Tamron 24 – 70 mm. Please feel free to comment below.
Old Market Hall
The Old Market Hall in Helsinki has served its customers since 1889. Merchants sell everything from cheese, fish, shellfish, vegetable, fruit and cakes to spices, coffee and tea. This image preserves a moment in the Soup Kitchen. The Market Hall is located by the sea – next to The Market Square (Salutorget).
Market Square (Salutorget)
Finnish people entering The Market Square (Kauppatori in Finnish, Salutorget in Swedish). A central square in Helsinki, and one of the most famous market places and tourist attractions. It is located near the centre of Helsinki.
Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral. It’s located with Senate Square in front. The church was originally built from 1830-1852.
Quarried out of the natural bedrock, Temppeliaukio Church is a popular tourist attractions. The interior walls are created naturally by the rock. The church was opened in 1969. Due to its excellent acoustics the church is a popular venue for concerts.
Café Regatta is the cutest little café in the city: a small wooden hut with space for only about 4 tables inside where you might get the feeling the place will fall apart within the next few minutes (it won’t). The cafe is stuffed with the most random items you can imagine: old kitchen appliances, musical instruments, old pictures etc. – it is so cozy and wonderful!
I was able to find the locations with some help from a wonderful and helpful woman and photographer living in Helsinki. Thank you again Mari Luukkonen! You can see more of her work here. All images are shot handheld with my Nikon D610 and Tamron 24 – 70 mm. Postprocessing in Lightroom, Dfine and Silver Efex.
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We spent our holiday as usual in Spain in the summer 2014. For a change we went on a road trip northwards along the east coast of Spain. After some days we stopped for a day in Tarragona – a port city located in northeast Spain by the Mediterranean Sea. It was Saturday and there was a lot of people out enjoying the hot summernight on Mediterranean Balcony – a famous point with a great view of the Mediterranean and a place where people meet. Tourists as well as locals.
I love to observe people enjoying themselves. This was a wonderful occasion. Lots of people came to view the sunset, shoot a selfie or just relax.
It was when the young family came and sat down on the pavement in the very low sun, I had this perfect opportunity. I was sitting in an outdoor restaurant observing with my cam ready. I dialed in exposure for the sunlit area and preserved this nice moment. My eyes still wander around in the image: The couple taking selfies, silhouettes of people watching the ocean, the kid climbing the pavement, and the couple sitting on the pavement and relaxing with a bottle of water.
I used my Nikon D610 Tamron 24-70 mm lens. 1/160 sec at f6.3 and ISO100.
In 2012 I had the opportunity to sail around Svalbard (Spitsbergen). A fabulous experience in all aspects. At the end of the trip we stopped for a day in Barentsburg .
Barentsburg (Russian: Баренцбург) is the second-largest settlement on Svalbard, with about 500 inhabitants (2007), almost entirely Russians and Ukrainians. It is a coal mining settlement and the site of the Barentsburg Pomor Museum.