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Pasi Markkanen

Is a 30 something photographer, artist and entrepreneur who lives in Helsinki region, Finland.

When warm sea and cold air collides the result is stunning sea smoke. This photo series is taken in January 2017 from Suomenlinna island when it was freezing -22°C. First photo was placed 6th in "Minun maisemani" -competition from over 40 000 images.

I have provided almost 50 photographs for the Finland image bank,

Living in a freezing Katajanokanluoto island as the winter turns to spring. I got this beautiful change to spend time to photograph and live in the Katajanokanluoto island.

Read an article Yle did about my photos from the island

This nature photo about birch trees in Nuuksio, Espoo was one of the most popular photos in the finnish nature photographers facebook group with over 5100 likes, 145 comments and 43 shares. It qualifed for the semifinals of the biggest nordic photo competition "nature photography of the year".

Tallink-cruiser, Helsinki cathedral, presidental palace, market square, Yle broadcasting tower and Linnanmäki skywheel all at once. This photo got over 1000 likes in my instagram-page and inspired many foreigners to tell about their longing to Helsinki.

Summer time.

Chocolate lab Zara being exhausted after a long evening of shooting.

Wedding portrait on the winterly city of Turku.

Curious newborn in the church.

Carlos the fold experiencing the wonders of the outside world.

Guys from the sub rental Hakuna matata gave me lift home.

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