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.
At the beginning of May 2018, I participated to my first Svalbard expedition on board the MS Freya. This was a long time dream for me so you can imagine how excited I was to step on the ship in Longyearbyen on 4 May 2018 for our departure. This first blog post about the Svalbard expedition is like a diary. I will write a few words about each day, with of course many photos. Each photo is accompanied by the settings that I used.
On 6 December 1917 Finland declared its independence from Russia. This marked the birth of the Republic of Finland as we know it today. The 100th anniversary of the declaration of independence on 6 December 2017 was widely celebrated in Finland and even throughout the world. Because Finland has been giving me so much in my photography journey during the past few years, I decided to write this blog post to say: happy birthday Finland!
The next session of the Nightless night photography workshop will take place between 27 and 30 June 2019. This year, the workshop will be in Finland's largest national park: Lemmenjoki National Park, and I will be one of the instructors.