06 August 2013

july in helsinki: talvipuutarha.

I have finally got developed the film roll I took while my sister was visiting us in Helsinki: two weeks have passed already since she left but in my heart I still cherish the lovely memory of those days together. during that week - which flew by too fast for us - I have brought Emi around the city trying to show her some places she hadn't yet seen in her previous visits. I took my faithful Nikon FM along during all our little field trips and in the next few posts I am going to share some of my favourite photographs of those days.
at the winter garden - Talvipuutarha:
Nikon FM - Fujichrome Provia 100F
funnily enough the best time of the year for visiting the winter garden is late summer - when all its beautiful roses are in bloom. I discovered Helsingin Kaupungin Talvipuutarha a little less than a year ago and came back many times ever since: my sister hadn't yet visited it though and I thought it best to show her around the garden on her first day here - when she was still a little tired from traveling. isn't a garden the perfect place to relax? Emi looked beautiful among those roses!
P.S. I hadn't used any reversal film in a long time and I was pretty pleased with the results I got from this Fujichrome Provia 100F - the colours turned out perfectly.

16 comments:

  1. I've seen the picture of your sister in the garden in flickr and I loved it... it's an amazing image! <3

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    1. Thank you! I'm glad you like it so much! Thank you for adding it to your favourites on Flickr as well!

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    1. Thank you, dear Silvia! The winter garden is magnificent at this time of the year!

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  3. Look at Emi's golden hair! Perfect colors indeed :)

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    1. Thank you, Katie! And thank you so much for stopping by my blog! I will tell Emi you like her hair, she will be happy about it!

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  4. Gorgeous colours really!

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    1. Thank you, Sirpa! I was really happy with this type of film - I should start using it more often!

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  5. Everything sweet and perfect here :)

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    1. I'm glad you think so! Thank you so much!

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  6. the colours are really fantastic. so many beautiful flowers surrounding you! that definitely brings one peace :-)

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    1. Thank you, dear Catarina! Yes, there were so many flowers and I couldn't resist taking a photograph of Emi among those beautiful roses!

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  7. The pictures remind me of the book "the secret garden". The flowers look very colourful!

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    1. Oh, I absolutely love that book! Thank you so much!

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  8. Oh polly how i had missed seeing flowers in your posts :)
    I really love the contrast and colors of these photos and i love the peei of the greenhouse in the first one!

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    1. Oh, I'm glad you like these, Joana! Thank you! I guess after showing so many photographs of rough Icelandic landscapes, it is nice to see some flowers on here too!

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