Beautiful Photos of Finland

After college, I did the very classic American thing and my best friend and I backpacked through Europe for 3 months.We spent 4 days in Finland and I remember it was an absolutely beautiful country. Unfortunately this is before I got into photography and looking at these photos, I almost inclined to hop on a plane so that I can tick off the “take a picture of the northern lights” item off my bucket list. Enjoy the above gallery.

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Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads: Amazing Photo Series

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Photographers, Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen have come up with something truly peculiar and special, in their photo series Eyes As Big As Plates. Their subjects are old, super serious and Finnish, all while wearing ridiculous “organic” head pieces and attire…need I say more?

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Portraits Taken In Front of a Leaf Blower

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You know when a dog sticks it’s muzzle out the side of a car window, and it’s jowls carelessly flap about in the wind? I bet you laughed at the floppy folds dancing about.

Bet you’ll laugh even harder when you see it happen to humans. Artist Tadao Cern has put together a series of portraits, cheekily titled ‘Blow Job‘ (safe for work!), wherein he shoots not only his camera, but a leafblower as well, at his subjects face. The results are gut-bustingly hilarious. Not to mention, it reminds us of just how elastic our skin is.  Bet Jim Carey couldn’t even mimic some of these expressions. Though it’s probably not recommended you try this at home.

“Everyone (and there were more than one hundred!) who dared to stand up in front of my camera lens that evening will remember this photo shoot for a long time and have an extraordinary photo in his album,” said Tadas Černiauskas.

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Shot 70 Years Ago But These WWII Photos Could Have Come Fresh off a Hollywood Set

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This selection of archived photographs was a assembled by blogger Pavel Kosenko. Shot with Kodachrome photo film, the images look like they could have come straight out of the next big Hollywood period piece blockbuster. When clicking through these images though, it’s truly amazing to see the real life impact the war had on society, especially to see the amazing women who stepped up in the time of need that would go on the pioneer a new era of women in the workplace.

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