The force

I’m really sorry that I haven’t uploaded images for very long time now. I will give my best to start exploring the nature again. It was just mad rush at work.

This image is from this weekend trip to Hiiumaa. We, Pentax fans, had winter days there. This little island is very beautiful. There is loads of potential to some nice images, especially the woods. I just have to go back as soon as possible :)

I managed to get some images that I like. I will upload these shortly.


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Pildistamises on päris pikk paus sisse tulnud. Vabandan sellepärast. Hetkel tegelen sellega, et edaspidi oleks ka sügisest jõuludeni vaba aega vähe rohkem.

Esimene Pentaxi talvepäev toimus Hiiumaal, see nädalavahetus. Peab ütlema, et see oli ikka üks väga lahe üritus. Kui oled ka Pentaxi kasutaja siis ühine FB grupiga. Sarnaseid üritusi toimub ka edaspidi ja loodetavasti tihedamalt. Pole hullu kui oled algaja, aitame sind heameelega.

Hiiumaa loodus on lihtsalt fantastiline. Suhteliselt raske on ikka edaspidi siin harjumaa randades pildistada, kui oled korra sattunud Hiiumaale, Ristna neemele. Mega võimsad lained möllavad seal. Peab kuidagi organiseerima ennast sinna tagasi kui on 20+ m/s tuuled :)

Rebane, Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Finally I have an image about fox. Last winter I spent a lot of time to try to photograph the fox, but I didn’t have any luck. Thankfully this weekend I managed to get one image, for real, only one image and the fox was gone :)

And we have a littlebit snow here, love it :)


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Lõpuks sain ühe rebase pildi. Võttis kaua aega, aga olemas ta nüüd on. Peaasi, et viimaseks ei jää :)

Misty evening

Probably this is a last image from this place. My favorite woodland spot will disappear soon, because of construction site. This place was my favorite spot when I wanted to photograph birds or intimate woodland images. Sad day. Now I just have to find another place.


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Mõnus udune õhtu oli laupäeval. Drooni omanikud said kindlasti väga häid pilte.

Ma arvan, et viimasest korrast kui sai kaamera kotist välja võetud on möödas juba pea kuuaega. Hommikul tööle minnes ja õhtul koju tulles on pime. Fotograafia mõttes on hetkel ikka väga kehv aeg, vähemalt neil kes peavad tööl käima. Aga ei ole hullu, kaugel see kevadki enam on.

Eilean Donan Castle

Still wondering around in my 2016 trip folder. The mood that is in that image with this castle are quite nice. those dark glouds with reflection suits nicely. I was hoping some sunset colors, but at this trip we didn’t see none :)


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Icy

Winter where are you!?

If we are lucky then we might get colder weather about in two months. From childhood, I remember that the winters were really cold with lots of snow. Now there is only a lot of water. Rivers are really wide from these rainy days.

This image is from last year.


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Kui hästi läheb siis ehk õnnestub juba paari kuu pärast merejääl pilte teha, seni tuleb vaadata eelmise aasta pilte.

Layers

Nice morning walk with beautiful sunrise. The view was just absolutly stunning. I think the mist add to the image, it creates hazy layers.


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Reisi lõppfaasis oli juba suhteliselt raske ennast telgist ülesse ajada enne päikesetõusu, aga selline vaade ja värvid aitasid unustada meeletut väsimust. Pildil on mõnusad udused kihid.

Teinekord on sedasi, et peale aktiivset puhkust oleks vaja puhkust :)

Scotland, Glencoe

Oh boy, oh boy. I miss Scotland. I hapend to watch landscape vlog about Scotland. This vlog inspired me to re edit some older images from my 2016 trip and I found this one. This image is a littlebit soft, becouse I broke my lens, but the mood is there. I love it. If I can, then maybe I will go to Snowdonia. Probably in next autumn. Will see.


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Juhtusin nägema Mads Peter Iversoni videot Šotimaast. See Youtube võib olla ikka väga kahjulik rahakotile. Nüüd ma tahan sinna tagasi minna. Aga esialgu piirdun vanade piltide üle vaatamisega. See pilt sai tehtud 2016 aastal Glencoe-s suht katkise objektiiviga, aga see meeleolu mida ma tundsin seal, on täitsa olemas selles pildis.

Suht tüüpiline ilm Šotimaa kohta, kuid ideaalne vaheldus päikeseloojangute või -tõusude taga ajamisele. Mitte, et me tookord oleks näinud mõnda neist. Kohalikud väitsid, et selline see ilm on neil ca 10 kuud aastas, meil siiski on rohkem päikest :)

Šotimaaga on üldse selline olukord minul, et tagasi ma lähen nagunii, kuna tookord kui ma seal olin siis tehnika mis mul kaasas oli, oli ikka vägagi kehvas seisus. Kuna mingi ime nipiga lagunes objektiiv fotokotis ära. Ei tea, võib-olla hakkas mägesid kartma. Seega, mul ei ole ühtegi sellist pilti mille üle oleksin tehnilise poole pealt rahul.

Kõige lihtsam viis kiusatusest loobuda on see kui lihtsalt alla anda ja minna uuesti :)

Tutt-tihane, Crested Tit ( Parus cristatus )

I have been chasing this bird for 3 years. Finally I managed to get an image. Really beautiful bird.


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Umbes kolm aastat olen seda lindu taga ajanud. Küll panin kodus varje püsti või käisin metsades teda otsimas. Näha õnnestus seda lindu küll, aga pilti ei õnnestunud teha. See lind on lihtsalt väga kiire. Pikalt ühe koha peal ei möluta.

Tänud Tarmo. Ikka väga hea supiköögi oled püsti pannud :)

Fern with roots

What a gorgeous scene. When I found this place I thought that another photographer was placed this branches around this fern. It is just too perfect to be real. Hopefully I can visit this place again when it is snowing.


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See on tõenäoliselt üks huvitavamaid kohti mille mina olen leidnud metsast. Näeb välja liiga hea, et olla tõsi. Oksad oleks nagu paigutatud ümber sõnajala. Nüüd tuleb oodata paremaid tingimusi, et tagasi minna. Huvitav saab olema :)

Birds through lens

After 3.5 months, my telephoto lens from guarantee maintenance is back home. This lens had a long trip, Estonia-Germany-Japan-Estonia.
It was so good to photograph birds again. I have said it before, but my interest to nature photography started from photographing birds. Can’t wait to go again. I hope I made justice.
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Lõpuks sain teleobjektiivi garantiiremondist kätte, tervelt 3.5 kuud võttis aega. Aga tundub, et see oli seda väärt. Objektiiv on nats teravam küll. Edaspidi maastikupildid on plaan B :) Kuid kui ilma on siis ikka võtan ka lainurga kotist välja.

Abandoned

First thing what I saw was those two beautiful trees. I have been looking something like this for really long time, but when I walked closer then I saw this doghouse and next to it old foundation. It seems that whatever reason this home was abandoned, maybe because it locates in really harsh environment or because of urbanization. Every year this part of Estonia is flooded from heavy rain or because of meltwater. It is adventurous tourist destination, but a challenge for locals. Some places the waterlevel will rise even couple meters.

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“Mahajäetud”

Sügisvärvid on nähtud, nüüd siis tuleb maastike pildistamise asemel kolida ümber metsadesse või panna kaamera ette teleobjektiiv, et pildistada linde/loomi. Päikeseloojanguid/tõuse vast nii pea ei õnnestu näha.

See pilt on juba suhteliselt lähedal sellele mida olen soovinud pikalt jäädvustada. Lähemale jõudes aga avastasin, et sellel asukohal on ka emotsionaalsem ajalugu.

Pildil on näha ka koerakuuti, kuid selle maltsa sees võis vundamendi jäänuste järgi enam vähem aimata milline see majapidamine välja võis näha.

Nüüd tuleb oodata paremaid tingimusi, et teha üks dramaatilisem pilt, mis on juba minu peas valmis.

Frosty morning

Yess, the winter is coming. I love winter and I really love this image. The sunrise made this image. I have seen a lot of images where sunrise lighten mountain tops, but we don’t have mountains so I thought I should try same thing with trees.


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Talv ei ole enam kaugel. Ehk tuleb see hooaeg lumisem kui tavaliselt. See pilt sai tehtud Soomaal, pühapäeva hommikul. Järjekordse suurvee ajal ei saanud Soomaad külastada kahjuks. Eks siis tuleb teiste fotograafide pilte imetleda.

Päris pikalt olen tahtnud sarnast pilti saada, kus päikesetõus valgustab puude latvu. Nüüd on see olemas koos härmatisega :)

The Bokeh

I went to photograph autumn colors, but at the end I spent most of my time with this mushroom. This image contains 5 images for focus stack. Macro lens has really shallow depth of field.


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Võluseen kaberneeme oja kõrval.

Halltsiitsitaja, Corn bunting, Miliaria calandra

Lovely bird in Lake Districts. I was on my way to Haystacks cumbria when I saw mountain lake. It was perfect place to have a meal and a hot coffee. Later I found out that it is also very good place to photograph this beautiful bird.
I really like the background, it is like painting. Behind this bird there was a cliff and the colors come from reflected light. The light source was sunset colors.
it was getting dark, so I decidede to camp near this lake where I got one of my favorite bird images. It was right decision to take my telephoto lens to this trip. Although it is way too heavy to hike on mountains. But I don’t regret :)


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Warm end…

…to my spring trip in UK. The last image before I had to go to airport. My next trip will take me to Finland lapland, but I might visit UK again in autumn. Maybe with my camper van that I am planning to build from Ford Transit Custom. Will see :)


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Ilus lõpp kevadisele fototripile Inglismaal, Manchesteri lähistel. Pilt tehtud enne lennujaama minekut. Järgmiseks aastaks on tehtud juba suured plaanid, aga midagi kindlat veel rääkida ei julge. Kõik omal ajal :)

Punarind, European Robin, Erithacus rubecula

I photographed this beautiful bird back in spring when I was in UK. I thought I should recheck my spring trip images. I have completely deserted these pictures. Shame on me :)


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Forest magic

Little walk at swamp? Fifth season in Estonia has started. Here has been raining so much that Soomaa National Park is covered with water. Ideal place if you like canoeing. Have a nice weekend my friends :)


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Viies hooaeg soomaal. Näeb välja nagu vihmamets.

Huge fly agaric

I like picking mushrooms, but the fly agaric should be left behind. 


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Seenelkäik.

Fallen

I love woodlands. But it is really hard to see these consequences of cutting woodlands. But there is one good thing about that. Citizens here in Estonia have started protest and demanding stricter rules for downgrading forests. I sincerely hope that something will be done.

There is another thing about that tree. I have been looking this tree for couple months now. The way I found that was really weird. It is littlebit hard to descraibe, but I was driving with car, when I suddenly thought that I have to stop the car, take my camera bag and walk to woodland. There was about 50m section of the trees and then this empty space with couple trees. And there this fallen tree was, laying down. I just sat there and looked at that fallen tree for quite a long time. It wasn’t the environment that I hoped to see that tree, but I will visit this place again. I don’t know why, but I want to go.


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Sarnast pilti olen otsinud päris pikalt, kuid ei osanud arvata, et leian selle langenud puu vales keskkonnas. Ehk siis keset lageraie lanki. Kahjuks viimasel ajal on olnud ikka raske leida metsa, mis on puutumata inimtegevusest.

Ballerina

Yes, I know, weird headline :) But this was first thing that I thought when I saw this tree.


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Paksu uduga on ikka lust jalutada metsades. Kõik on hoopis teistsugune kui ilusa päikesepaistelise ilmaga. Udu on suurepärane eraldamaks objekte taustast, pilti on ikka palju lihtsam teha sedasi. Läbi fotokaamera tundub mets arusaadavam, loogilisem. Keeruline seletada, aga sedasi mina tunnen ennast metsades kui on paks udu või tugev padukas.

Northern lights

Northern lights season for me is started, finally. But it started quite strangly. The northern lights came basically from nowhere. We didn’t expect too see anything, so it was really nice surprise when we saw that light green started to appear from left side of this image. Sometimes wishes come true :) I really hope that this is just a beginning, but will see how much clear skyes we have.


Lõpuks nägime ka selle hooaja esimesed virmalised ära. Loodan, et see on alles algus.

Just a Fly

I’ve been busy with landscape photography, so I have completely forgotten my macro lens. It is weird that if you focus fully on one theme, then you won’t see ohter things around you, thats why I really miss oled times. Then there where no pressure. I just photographed everything. And I was happy with whatever I managed to photograph. I think I should take time off and use my macro lens more often. After autumn season :)


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Mysterious forest

I love when forests are covered with thick fog, I wish it could be every morning :) Autumn is coming, foggy mornings would be really nice. It would give that separation what is needed in woodland photography.


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Kui vaid iga hommik oleks selline. Siis oleks lust käija hommikuti metsas kondamas. Sellised hetked on toredad.

The river spinner

Spinners are quite popular at moment. It was nice to see that nature created its own version of a spinner. It is surprisingly quite big. It was nice find.


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Spinnerid on hetkel üsna populaarsed. Tore oli näha looduse enda versiooni sellest. Päris huvitav vaatepilt oli :)

Bow tie

Well this is the first time when I have seen the nature version of a bow tie :) Our previous president is a bow tie fan.


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Ei juhtu just tihti, et on võimalik pildistada looduslikku kikilipsu. Mõnus üllatus Kõrvemaa metsades. Kukeseeni veel jagub. Ühel paaril olid ikka ämbrid ääreni täis :)

Finland Lapland 2018

I’m really excited about this photo trip. Our main objective is to photograph northern lights, but also Lapland tundra and wildlife. We are leaving 28. march, which is fearly long way from now. But it’s worth that waiting. 1,5 weeks full of adventures and not that much sleep, sounds good to me :)

This date is chosen because the full moon period. It means that we have enough light for foreground and if northern lights are powerful then the full moon light wont disturb that much.

At moment it is august, but you have to be prepared. You just can’t underestimate Lapland weather. There is really cold. Time to check my winter clothes and do some shopping list. So yeah, plenty of time to prepare and do some homework.

Who knows, maybe I will see Santa Claus finally:)

Seascape season

Seascape season for me is about to begin. I love stormi seas and the drama that “bad” weather provide. I really want to capture couple images that are ready in my head. But the sea has to be really rough. Will see, I think this image is a good start or exercise for the mood that I want to capture.


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Kui Eesti parim maastiku fotograaf Andrei Reinol suudab oskuslikult ära kasutada merel mõõna perioode siis minul kui hobifotograafil on ikka päris raske pilti “näha” kui merel ei ole suuri laineid. Ei teki ühtegi head ideed kui on tavamõistes ilus rannailm. Selle pildi meeleolu on sarnane pildile, mis kummitab mind juba pikemat aega, aga meri on liiga “lahja”

Muinastulede ööl sai luurel käidud. Võib öelda, et sügis on juba käes, ilmad on karmimad, ehk siis minu ranna ilmad ei ole enam kaugel :)

Perfect timing

I just couldn’t believe that at last I made right choice. I wanted to shoot sunset colors at sea, but when I was approaching to the roundabout I changed my mind and thought that I should visit my favorite oak tree. I really hoped that one day I will see rainbow over this oak.
When I was driving the rain got stronger by every kilometer. This was the first sign that perhaps there’s also a rainbow coming. There also was slight golden hour colors at horizon, so the sun was not blocked with clouds. I knew that I have to get as fast as possible near the oak tree, becouse rainbow will appear soon. And it did exactly the same time when I put my camera on a tripod. How cool is that :) Now I have this image, unbelieveble, well yes it is not perfect rainbow, but it is a good start :)


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üle pika aja õnnestus langetada õige otsus. Tegelikult oli soov pildistada päikeseloojangut mereääres, aga viimasel hetkel mõtlesin ümber ja läksin hoopis oma lemmik tammepuu juurde.

Sinna sõites hakkas päris tugevalt vihma sadama, kuid samal ajal oli ka näha päikeseloojangu algust tähendavat kuldset valgust, ehk siis päike ei olnud blokeeritud pilvedega. Esimene mõte mis tekkis oli see, et lõpuks õnnestub vikerkaart pildistada ümber tamme puu. Kuid tuli kiirustada, sest väike sprint tuli ette võtta auto juurest tamme juurde. Vikerkaar tekkis täpselt siis kui asetasin kaamera statiivi peale, uskumatu :)Kuigi jah vikerkaar ei ole ideaalne, kuid hea algus seegi :)

Perseid ’17

This year the landscape was really good, but almost fullmoon made lots of perseids invisible to camera and at peak date we didn’t have clear sky. So to get any meteors I had to photograph towards the milkyway, perseid meteor flow was at opposite side. Thankfully I managed to get two quite bright meteors, but I really hoped more. Well, next year is another chance. Hopefully, finally I will get the image that is ready in my head.


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Telkimine tähistaeva all koos langevate tähtedega ja linnuteega. Ideaalne :)

Kuid pildi mõttes läks natukene kehvasti. Kahjuks perseiidide tipp öö oli pilves, kuid see ei olnud ainus probleem. Peaaegu täiskuu kustutas kaamera jaoks paljud langevad tähed ära, aga siiski minul väga meeldib see pilt. Ma arvan, et kuu valgus isegi annab juurde, just esiplaanile, mis sest et langevaid tähti on vähem kui oleks võinud olla.

Ega igakord ei peagi tagasi tulema ideaalse pildiga, vaid olulisem on vast ikka seiklus ning kõik muu mis selle fototripi ettevalmistuseks teha tuleb.

 

New Homepage theme

I’ve looked new homepage theme for over a year now. Last theme that I had, I didn’t liked how the blog page was designed. I prefer this theme style, at one row. It takes time to get used to it, but I hope that this is minor issue. There is still a lot to discover and fine tune with it, but i hope I can finish it with couple days. Meantime, have a nice weekend :)

This image is from this year trip to Scotland, I took this image near Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park. I don’t remember exactly where this village was located. Sorry about that. But yeah, really beautiful scenery with this little village..


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The Morning

Yesterday I did a small camping trip near a beautiful lake. Main reason I went to camping was to photograph falling stars (Persicides). But, secretly I hoped that maybe I might see some special moments when I wake up. I really hoped that this lake is covered with fog, and it was :)
Bad sleep was forgotten instantly ( wild animals were too curious ). And lots of energy was recovered to go to work. I might do that again.


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Eile hommikul telgist välja kobides ei oleks uskunud, et selline vaade tervitab mind. Kuigi ma sisimas lootsin, et ehk on udu järve peal. Kehvasti magatud öö oli kohe unustatud ( erinevad metsloomad olid uudishimulikud ).

Epic Failure

We had the perfect thunderstorm this weekend, and I was at wrong place, again :)

I was in central Estonia, waiting, but the storm went up to islands ( Saaremaa and Hiiumaa) by the sea and from there it came to land. When I realised that the storm won’t come diagonally through Estonia, like usually, I started driving to Haapsalu. But it’s quite a long drive. I new that this is it for me, no images.

When I arrived to beach near Haapsalu I saw really beautiful doomsday looking cloud that was already very close to me, it was too late to take image. literally I was late by 10 min for getting really good image. And the wind was getting stronger and stronger. My only option was to start driving to Tallinn, so I have any chance to get image.

But well, we all know that It is not possible to overtake thunderstorm on highway, so I just pulled over and captured this image. This is the result for driving over 400 km. I hope I have more luck next year.


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Loodusfotograafia on ikka stressirohke aeg-ajalt. Meeleheitlikult üritasin äikesetormist head pilti saada, kuid ebaõnnestusin täielikult. Head pilti küll ei saanud, kuid siiski oli üli lahe päev. Kilomeetreid kogunes üle 400 autoroolis, nägin meeletult palju pikselööke, pilve siseseid sähvatusi ja väga ilusat pagi pilve mille serva all siis see pilt õnnestus mälukaardile püüda.

Mõned kogemused jälle juures, et järgmine aasta uuesti üritada. Kannatust peab olema :)

Blue Sky

Beautiful dark ominous stormy clouds at Scotland hills. The foreground and the clouds are illuminated by sunset light. Lots of negative space, but I like it. This image would look nice at wall :)


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Vahelduseks üks pilt Šotimaalt. Päikeseloojangu valgus muudab tormipilve ikka päris hirmuäratavaks. Kahjuks torm jäi tulemata, oleks saanud ikka väga huvitavaid dramaatilisi pilte.

The Light

Mystical foggy morning at the pine forest. Little baby steps to improve my woodland photography vision. It’s really hard to “see” the image in forest. Usually here the conditions are quite dull to take images in forest, but this morning the conditions where impressive.


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Udused hommikud on ikka üli mõnusad. Ideaalis tahaks rohkem jagada Teiega pilte mis on metsas tehtud, aga minu poolne filter ei luba jagada neid :) Tean, et on võimalik paremini teha, aga see ei ole lihtne. Siin siis üks vähestest piltidest mida olen valmis siin jagama :)

Highlight

I’ve always wanted to capture that kind of image with wideangle lens from really low angle. I think this image is quite decent for first attempt. The tree is same as last image and again I had the privileeg to photograph quite dramatic light. I hope You also like this image.


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Mis siin salata, väga hea koha olen ikka leidnud. Järjekordselt õnnestus sama tamme pildistada suhteliselt dramaatilise valgusega. Loodan, et ka Teile meeldib see versioon.

The fog is burning

Unbelievable experience is to witness that kind of moment. I love foggy mornings.


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Uskumatu hommik Kiisal.

Hommikul kui sõitsin juba varem välja valitud koha poole siis olin enam kui kindel, et vist ei saagi pilti teha, udust polnud mingit jälge. Aga õnneks kui Sakust läbi sain siis oli näha, et Esko talu maad olid kaetud väga paksu uduga. Ehk siis lootus oli, et siiski on võimalus üks väga kena pilt teha. Üli mõnus oli vaadata kuidas see udu hakkas päikesetõusu ajal nagu “põlema”. Täiesti uskumatu kogemus oli seda koha peal ikka ise vaadata. Loodan, et see pilt tekitab ka Teis sarnaseid emotsioone. Ilusat nädala algust.

Moonrise

Almost missed it. Familiar tree for those who follow my journey in nature. Same day and time, but from the other side of the tree. Sunset and moonrise at same time. I need to put a note on the camera “Look behind you” :)


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Tuttav puu. Hiljuti postitasin pildi kus puu oli päikeseloojangu värvide kumas, kuid nüüd kuu tõusu säras. Kahe pildi ajaline erinevus on vast 10 minutit.

Morning Magic

Morning magic with chamomile flowers. These flowers are well known as herbal medicine. Probably everyones grandmother used to dry up these flowers to make nice warm tea with honey here in ex Soviet countries.

To bad that I’m not the morning person. The nature is just absolutely stunning at mornings, the fog and calmness with rising sun. Perfect way to start the morning.


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Jube kahju, et ma ei ole hommiku inimene. Päris paljud väga head hetked jäävad nägemata kuna uni on lihtsalt nii hea :). Aga õnneks see nädalavahetus õnnestus hommikud veeta looduses ning oodata päikesetõusu. Ei pidanud pettuma, paks udu orgudes ja tõusev päike andsid ikka kuhjaga energiat, et üks töine töönädal üle elada. Soovitan ka Teil ohverdada mõned hommikud selle nimel :)

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Galloway Forest Park

What can I say, Scotland is beautiful even with bad weather :)


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Isegi koleda ilmaga on Šotimaa ilus.

Dalcairney Falls

Beautiful waterfall at Scotland, Dalcairney Falls. To bad that waterlevel was quite low, but still beautiful.


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Üli võimsad ja kenad on ikka Šotimaa kosed, kahju, et tol hetkel kui seal olin, oli Šotimaa kohta ikka erakordselt ilus suvi. Üks poe müüja ütles, et neil oli juba terve nädala päike paistnud :) See tõttu oli vett natukene vähe, et pildistada koskesid täies hiilguses.

Nägin ka oma silmaga seda, et kui ühe öö sajab vihma siis hommikuks on jõed ikka päris ohtlikud. See oli tore kogemus mida Eestist ei ole võimalik saada, kuna mägesid ei ole.

Harmony

I really love images like this. There is a saying “The eye is resting” for things that are peaceful, harmony or just beautiful. I have stared this image for two weeks now, but I couldn’t decide whitch way to go with this image. I think that black and white is the one. I hope you also like this image.
I hope that this weekend our outdoor kitchen, resting area will be ready and I can start shooting some images again. I haven’t shoot any image for two weeks already. I have this feeling that something is missing. So yeah, can’t wait to take my photo gear to natuure again.


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Must valged pildid ei ole eriti populaarsed, aga aeg ajalt on tore lasta silmadel puhata värvi kirevates maastikuvaadetest. Järjekordselt tuleb tänada udu invasiooni, tänu millele oli see hetk huvitav koos pilvede saabumisega. Natukene isegi harmooniline.
Kaks noort kasepuud seisavad vapralt tumedate pilvede saabumisele vastu, mitte, et neil oleks võimalust põgeneda…eks aegajalt tuleb ka meil seista vastu sarnastele momentidele, metafoorilises mõttes.

Alone in elements

Beautiful landscape in Scotland hills, but It was quite difficult to find something to photograph with this beautiful sunset. I didn’t plan anything for that day, but thakfully, at last moment I found this tree.

Actually it’s quite hard work to shoot nature images. You just never know when or if there will be something beautiful to photograph. Usually there isn’t. A lot of times I have deleted images when seeing these in bigger screen.


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Üksi ilmastiku tingimustes.

Selle pildi saamine oli ikka paras vedamine. Viimasel hetkel leidsin selle puu, kuid enne seda tuli ikka korralikult sprintida Šotimaa mägedes raske seljakotiga. Nii mõnigi kord on päris keeruline see loodusfotograafia. Pildid mida me avaldama on küll ilusad ja värvilised, aga tegelikult mis toimub kaadri taga on päris tihti ikka väga pingelised.

Birch trees

Birch trees from decayed coastal land. Erosion here in northern Estonia is quite rapid. With bigger storms it is quite dangerous to walk near limestone cliff, but with calm weather you can find quite nice compositions.


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Kasepuud on alla vandunud erosioonile. Päris ohtlik on ikka pankranniku servas pilte teha, eriti kui tead, et enamus kohtades on samblike all ainult tühjus. Kuid ikka tahaks kaamerat natukene ette poole nihutada, et saaks parema pildi. On see seda väärt? …ei.

Veins of waterfall

This image is inspired by Michael Shainblum image about “Spirit of the Falls”, but yea, he had much more spectacular waterfall to work with :)


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Panoraam pilt Keila-Joalt. Natukene detailsem kui pildid mida seal tavaliselt tehakse. Loodan, et Teile meeldib selline versioon.

 

Lost in fog

Well, I wasn’t actually lost in fog, but the fog was really thick. I knew where this tree was, but because the thick fog, it took about 20 min to find it. And I parked my car about 200m from this tree :)

But the view was just absolutly stunning. This single tree, dandelions and glow after sunset immersed in fog.

First time when I saw this tree I knew that I have to come back when conditions are foggy, this image was ready in my head already. I love it when plan comes together :)


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Kui ma esimest korda nägin seda puud, siis lubasin endale, et ei tule enne kaameraga tagasi kui on paks udu ja see udu pidi tulema enne kui niidetakse see põld ära. On ikka heameel küll, et varem tagasi ei läinud. Udu teeb sellest puust ja maastikust just sellise pildi, mis oli minul peas valmis juba esimesest kohtumisest. Kui vaid oleks ka edaspidi nii palju kannatust, siis saaks ikka oma hobi hoopis teisele tasemele viia :) Loodan, et ka Teile meeldib see pilt.

Low tide canvas

Beautiful patterns made by low tide and wind. @Scotland, Portpatric


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Ilusad tuule ja mõõna mustrid.

Eternal

This is funny how things turn out. I went to Scotland to photograph fog inversioon up in mountain, but it didn’t happen. Instead I had the chance to see fog inversioon here in Estonia, but we don’t have mountains :) The highest vantage point here is children’s winter slide hill. I think, for this time, it was high enough.


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Udu invasioon.

Alles hiljuti reisin Šotimaale, et näha sellist momenti, kuid ei olnud udu invasiooni. See eest õnnestus mõned pildid teha nüüd Eestis. See ei ole drooni pilt, vaid ronisin laste liumäe otsa :) Mõnikord piisab ka sellest.

The Dark Side

More like intimate photography from Lake District National park @Ullswater. Rather than using wide angel lens I used my telephoto lens. And trying to photograph this little tree at the best light. It was quite difficult to capture the moment when clouds where at the right position, because the clouds moved really quickly. But yea, I’m really happy with that image.


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Killuke Lake Districu looduspargi mäest ja üksikust puust. Fotogeeniliste üksikute puude paradiis on Inglismaa.

Bright future ahead

Opposite to the latest news, nature is important. Take couple hours or even whole day to walk at beach or forest, conquer munro or maybe just nice picnic in the park.

Have a nice weekend my friends!


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