Scoo's photos with the Åbo

Real cops wear leather

Real cops wear leather
These two policemen among with security guards kept onlookers away while the fire brigade cut down a storm-damaged tree in central Turku yesterday.

I think their leather outfits are both cool in a way and also embarrasingly obsolete on the other hand. Su…
Added on August 15, 2008

Oh really?

Oh really?
...or so I can imagine her expression stands for.




cropped to a square, channel mixer conversion to black and white set to mimic a green filter, local contrast enchancement then finally resized pending upload
Added on May  4, 2008

Boy scouts, Girl guides and one policeman

Boy scouts, Girl guides and one policeman
An unshaven policeman guiding traffic as traffic lights were temporarily shut down during the annual Boy scout & Girl guide parade in Turku, Finland.

When the parade was over, four-five policemen gathered at a kiosk for a much needed icecream (something…
Added on May  4, 2008

Red shoes

Red shoes
You might want to view the large version, should the title not be obvious at a glance. The utility/sanitation vehicle has been featured before from a different angle.

This is the entire overexposed frame (most of it rescued in postprocessing, did however…
Added on May  2, 2008

Pan flute player

Pan flute player
Turku, Finland.


Another benefit of the homemade tilt shift lens is that sometimes focus can be difficult to place where one wants it, resulting in obscure faces and human figures, which may
even be beneficial for 'street-esque/street photography'.
Added on April 25, 2008

16A versus 16B

16A versus 16B
Läntinen Pitkäkatu 16, stairwell A to the left, stairwell B to the right (the façade is not fully symmetrical).



Taken specifically for my ipernity audience during a stroll yesterday evening :) Saturation bumped up a little and a very mild local contras…
Added on April 23, 2008

17 per square kilometer

17 per square kilometer
One of my four entries in the competition "Image of the Year 2007", held by my local camera club. The title is a reference to the population density of Finland.

I didn't win ;)
Added on March 20, 2008