28 October 2013

autumn at the mökki I.

two weeks have already passed since we spent that weekend at the mökki but I still have all my photographs from those lovely days to share here. it had been the very first time that Jacopo and I spent at the cabin in autumn as we normally go there in the summer: this year though we wanted to see the place in a different light and with different colours. it was the second weekend of October and ruska was at its best in Maxmo on the coast of Western Finland.
autumn at the mökki I:
Nikon FM - Fuji Pro 400H
Hasselblad 500 C/M - Fuji Pro 400H
we arrived at the cabin on Friday evening and it was already so dark that we could not see the colours until the morning after: when dawn finally came I was blown away by the sight of the golden trees across the bay. we run outside to take photographs of the sunrise on the shore: I took the first three shots with my Nikon FM at the break of dawn and the Hasselblad shot just after we had a sauna - the sun was already a little higher in the sky. it had been the perfect start of a beautiful day.
I will share more photographs from our time at the mökki soon!

22 comments:

  1. oh polly, the light is amazing! the pictures taken with the nikon fm are my favorite for the colors and the atmosphere. i'd love to see you cabin, it seems such a dreamy place.

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    1. Thank you, Silvia! That morning light was so beautiful, I was in a total awe! The cabin belongs to Jacopo's grandparents: they built it all by themselves sometime in the 1970's and it is a truly lovely little place.

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  2. Stunning photos! (Why do I have a feeling that I would never move from this comment?,-))

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    1. Well, thank you so much! I really hope you will continue to feel this way about my photographs!

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  3. The colors are great! What a privilege to live so close to nature.

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    1. Thank you, Ingeborg! Yes, going to the cabin is a truly beautiful way to spend time close to nature - I wish we could go there more often!

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  4. Oh wow, like trees on fire! So good to see these photos in such a gloomy day like today in Portugal :)

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    1. I'm glad you like them, Inês! Thank you! It is rather gloomy these days in Helsinki too - that makes me miss that weekend at the cabin even more.

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  5. Wow, the trees really look like golden ones!
    Especially in the last picture, where the colour of the water gives a great contrast to the golden trees!

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    1. Thank you, dear Sirpa! I took the last photograph at least an hour later than the first three and the morning light is not as magic there, but the sun on the trees makes them look much more golden.

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  6. Unbelievable! I can only dream of golden trees and savor them through your beautiful pictures :D

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    1. Thank you so much, Katie! I hope you'll find the next photographs pleasant to look at as well - I have plenty more from that weekend.

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  7. What a beautiful retreat and can't wait to see more photos.

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    1. Thank you, Erika! I will share more soon!

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  8. Beautiful pictures!

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    1. Thank you, Barbara! And many thanks for stopping by this blog too!

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  9. Such a gorgeous golden colour, love it against all the blues and greys.

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    1. I'm glad you like it, Charlotte! Thank you for stopping by Passer Domesticus!

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  10. When I see these spectacular photos I want to back and take photos wih a film again!

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    1. Thank you! Film is truly magical, even if not that convenient anymore, I'm afraid.

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  11. Autumn in Finland is gorgeous :)

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    1. It really is! I wish it could last longer than winter!

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