“I avoid the obvious. When something occurs, I pay attention to the void surrounding the event.  The void, the unknown and its mystery is always there beneath the surface.  I try to frame the details that reveal its omnipresence. These details are never obvious; they are found where you don’t expect them.” (Continues…)

The art and photography collective Kosminen, meaning cosmic, consists of four photographer friends Anna Niskanen, Helen Korpak, Liina Aalto-Setälä and Lotta Blomberg. For the most part Kosminen is a workspace for the collective, but three days a week it is also a gallery, bookshop and library. (Continues…)

Helsinki-based photographer, Leena Aro, is one of the few who has seen through her lens the changing fashion seasons in Milan, Paris, New York and London for decades. (Continues…)

Finnish Fine Art Photographer Susanna Majuri
is known for her magical images. She uses water in her pictures as if it were paint. The result is not fiction but a new kind of reality. Words are her main source of inspiration. (Continues…)

Editorial by Eeva Suutari and Heidi Marika (Continues…)

Dogs have become our family members and furry babies. They represent simultaneously fragments of wild nature inside our homes and similar creatures, kind of special humans. They are like us, but still others. Maija Astikainen has been photographing One-Dog Policy, a series of dog portraits, since 2010 in Finland, UK and Spain. (Continues…)

Heikki Marila’s breathtaking paintings manifest a forgotten, important and fragile era in Finnish history, the Civil War of 1918. The recent exhibition at Galerie Forsblom calls for some reflecting afterwards. (Continues…)

Valtteri Hirvonen is a wilderness photographer, an adventurer who travels around the world most of the year and takes his pictures along the way. His pictures investigate the eternal dialogue between human and nature. His love for the outdoor started at a very young age since he used to spend most of his childhood summers in a boat and winters in a sledge while his parents were skiing in the forests. Nature became his home. (Continues…)

After almost a decade of fun, bursting images of fashion show backstages and runway looks captured in full detail we are finally entering a new era of ’behind the scenes’ with Eeva Suutari’s photography. She captures people and moments with a very distinctive eye and brings a new deeper and more documentary approach to the subject. (Continues…)