Photographing the Milky Way

The Big Dipper, asterism of seven stars

Photographing the Milky Way was something I wanted to try because with naked eye it’s barely visible here in Finland. You can see only a dim cloud like area in the sky but thats all. So, lets get out and try.┬áCamera has a much better low light sensitivity┬áthan human eye. At least better than my eyes. With a long exposure you can catch a lot more light than what eye can see.

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Photographing airplanes

two North American Texan T-6's in Airshow

How to photograph planes in airshow If you are looking some serious know how and tutorial how to shoot mind blowing pictures of airplanes you might get disappointed. I’d rather share my experience about the numerous mistakes I’ve made. Still you may learn something. Disclaimer: This is not a guide, just some of my comments … Read more

Me and Photography

Sea view in Porkkala

Photography has been my hobby since I was something under 10 years old. So, lets say since 1969 or something like that. Yu can count the years ­čÖé Can’t even remember what was my first camera but quite soon I kind of kept my fathers Nikkormat Ftn SLR in my use. I still have the … Read more