We just returned from Utsjoki in the far north of Finnish Lapland, where we held a very successful Northern Lights photography workshop. Together with Australian photographer Lisa Michele Burns and local company Aurora Holidays, we guided a group of 7 enthusiastic photographers from all over the world through the wonderful landscapes of Finnish Lapland during the so-called Polar Night. First things first: northern lights photography workshop The Aurora (aka the…
The reindeer calving season takes place in May and June in the far north of Lapland. Check out all my pictures of cute baby reindeer!
The Lapland Midnight Sun is a paradise for Photographers and Nature lovers. Imagine yourself immersed in 24 hours daylight, with the sun staying above the horizon even during the "night" time. There, the Golden Hour actually lasts for several hours. Check out my tips!
With a large part of the country not seeing a sunset for 2 months every summer, Finland is truly the land of the Midnight Sun. In summer, north of the Arctic Circle (and south of the Antarctic Circle), the sun does not set at all. It remains visible around local midnight, which is why we call this the Midnight Sun.
This year, for the very first time I travelled to Inari, Lapland in September. The northernmost region of Finland is famous for its colourful foliage during this time of the year, but I could never make it in the fall before. So, let me tell you why autumn in Lapland is now a new favourite of mine. Lapland in autumn After being bathed 24 hours per day in daylight during…
Where is the best place to see Northern Lights is a question that is frequently asked to me. I have done extensive research before travelling myself to see the Aurora, and have concluded that Inari is the best place for this. There are scientific, cultural and touristic reasons for this. Check them out here.
I am often asked what is the best time to see the northern lights. Unfortunately, there is not any easy answer to this, except than say: the northern lights can appear any time of the night, as long as the sky is dark enough.