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Peter Cairns - Ospreys, Finland

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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Wild Wonders has become like an old comfortable shoe – you only miss it when it’s gone. And for me - at least in photographic terms - it’s just about gone. As the final ‘dream team’ images have piled in ...

Jari Peltomäki - Texel, The Netherlands III

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 1 Comment »

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Day 3. Texel Another early morning with Avocet families. These beautiful birds are surprisingly tame here and can be photographed without a hide at close range! Some German photographers said that this is the best place in the world to ...

Jari Peltomäki - Texel, The Netherlands II

Thursday, June 25th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 3 Comments »

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Day 2. Texel My first morning in Texel started well. I photographed a beautiful sunrise with a traditional windmill, and after that I had a very good session with Avocets. Some pairs have young ones hatched already and I found them ...

Jari Peltomäki - Texel, The Netherlands

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 4 Comments »

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Day 1, Texel After an early departure from Oulu, Finland, I arrived to the island of Texel in the Netherlands in the afternoon. My first impression on the ferry from mainland to the island was – wow, it´s crowded here! However, my ...

Sven Začek - Kuusamo, Finnish Lapland, Finland III

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Day 7-10. I am still in Käylä, just 40 kilometres from Kuusamo and at the edge of the Oulanka National Park. Now it is time to use the sunny days to search for viewpoints at the Kitkajoki River and Kiutaköngas. ...

Jari Peltomäki - Lake Kerkini, Greece X

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Day 10. Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece. Today is my birthday and my last full day at Lake Kerkini. The weather was grey to start with and got even more grey during the day and it started to rain. Good reason to ...

Jari Peltomäki - Lake Kerkini, Greece IX

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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Day 9. Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece. Today was only my second bright morning at Lake Kerkini! The night was cold and there was frost on the ground in places. I managed to find just some fairly distant Pelicans as a foreground ...

Jari Peltomäki - Lake Kerkini, Greece VIII

Monday, February 16th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Day 8. Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece It seems to be typical here that mornings are grey and misty, since also this morning there was no sunlight as such, but the day then slowly got brighter. Again after breakfast straight to fisherman ...

Jari Peltomäki - Lake Kerkini, Greece VII

Saturday, February 14th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | No Comments »

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Day 7. Lake Kerkini, Macedonia, Greece. Another grey morning, so no chance for sunrise images. Leisure breakfast and after that out for photography. The weather started to improve after the early morning, and most of the day the weather was sunny with ...

Jari Peltomäki - Lake Kerkini - Kastoria Lake, Greece VI

Friday, February 13th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Day 6. Kastoria lake – Lake Kerkini The morning was grey, so there was no reason to go out too early. When there was light enough, we drove around the lake to a small fishing harbour where there are usually Pelicans ...