Who am I I am 70 and born in Sievi. My soul is like I would be always Sievi resident. Now - away I am officially from Tampere. Photography has been my hobby with varying enthusiasm for decades. I took my first black-and-white photographs at the age of nine or ten in the early 1960s with a 6 x 9 film camera. I’ve token pictures whit a filmcamera and taken slides. I’ve spent my time in the darkroom making black and white photos. I have only switched to digital photography in this millennium. I haven’t really believed in the ability of digital technology to reproduce colors and tones. However, the technology took with it. With digital images, there was no need to wait for the images to complete. It was no longer necessary to estimate how many pictures of the subject could be taken. Digital photography brought me the freedom I wanted to try. I enjoy photography . When I look at pictures, I usually also remember the photogra - phy situation. I don’t remember the year, or date or clock only the situation where the picture was taken. One such memorable image I toke when I was walking a forest trail with my wife and youngest daughter in October 2001. There was a small pine cone in the middle of the path. I had to stop. You have to take a picture of that. The situation created one of my favorite pictures Käpy ”. I still remember that feeling and the smell of the dirt road and the forest. There is something in the picture that appeals to me. A pine cone on an autumn dirt road and lingonberries in the back - ground, the hue comes from the blue-gray clouds in the sky, a land full of needles, perfect autumn peace in the woods. Can I hope more. . I was also thinking of doing some image editing on my site. It has been of paramount importance to me that the image is created when shooting and not on a computer screen. Recently, however, I have been giving up on this principle. When I recall making black-and-white images, I have to say that even then I was thinking about the lights and shadows of the image and I was trying to get the best possible result in my opinion. After I was reading Teemu Saloriuta's story "Why is image processing needed?" [1] I came to the conclusion that it is possible to process an image with a good conscience. However, I try to stick to one principle. There are no pictures of people on my site, with a few exceptions. I have received permission to publish these exceptions
Heikki Salonsaari Hobby photographer
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Who am I I am 70 and born in Sievi. My soul is like I would be always Sievi resident. Nowaway I am officially from Tampere. Photography has been my hobby with varying enthusi - asm for decades. I took my first black-and- white photographs at the age of nine or ten in the early 1960s with a 6 x 9 film camera. I’ve token pictures whit a filmcamera and taken slides. I’ve spent my time in the darkroom making black and white photos. I have only switched to digital photography in this millennium. I haven’t really believed in the ability of digital technology to repro - duce colors and tones. However, the technology took with it. With digital im - ages, there was no need to wait for the images to complete. It was no longer nec - essary to estimate how many pictures of the subject could be taken. Digital photog - raphy brought me the freedom I wanted to try. I enjoy photography . When I look at pic - tures, I usually also remember the photography situation. I don’t remember the year, or date or clock only the situation where the picture was taken. One such memorable image I toke when I was walk - ing a forest trail with my wife and youngest daughter in October 2001. There was a small pine cone in the middle of the path. I had to stop. You have to take a picture of that. The situation created one of my fa - vorite pictures Käpy ”. I still remember that feeling and the smell of the dirt road and the forest. There is something in the pic - ture that appeals to me. A pine cone on an autumn dirt road and lingonberries in the background, the hue comes from the blue- gray clouds in the sky, a land full of needles, perfect autumn peace in the woods. Can I hope more. . I was also thinking of doing some image editing on my site. It has been of para - mount importance to me that the image is created when shooting and not on a com - puter screen. Recently, however, I have been giving up on this principle. When I recall making black-and-white images, I have to say that even then I was thinking about the lights and shadows of the image and I was trying to get the best possible result in my opinion. After I was reading Teemu Saloriuta's story "Why is image processing needed?" [1] I came to the con - clusion that it is possible to process an image with a good conscience. However, I try to stick to one principle. There are no pictures of people on my site, with a few exceptions. I have received permission to publish these exceptions
Heikki Salonsaari Harrastevalokuvaaja