Showing posts for 'travel'. Clear search

The road less travelled

May 31, 2016 - Driving to Switzerland for BeachEuro2016 Sometimes you get the request (this time I was late to get on the ball) for a...
Read the Full Post »

Erik Murphy on his first year abroad!

November 06, 2015 - Erik Murphy is someone whom I've followed for the past years - and was lucky enough to catch-up with him in Istanbul aft...
Read the Full Post »

It's not supposed to be easy

November 04, 2015 - When all else fails, follow the locals! Another long work day abroad, just to get your mind at ease that I am not sitti...
Read the Full Post »

No delights yet in Istanbul

November 03, 2015 - Return to old haunts in Istanbul! As a photographer you get used to things not always going smoothly, or as you'd expec...
Read the Full Post »

I'm back - and now it's Istanbul

November 02, 2015 - Let's see if one can return to some Blog posting of the usual non-sense.... And what better place to start than sitting...
Read the Full Post »

Year 2014 - February

December 20, 2014 - Second month of the year - this month really had only one event to consider for images. Having covered the rise of Finn...
Read the Full Post »

Year 2014 - January

December 19, 2014 - January 2014 - Volleyball starts the year off Busy 2014 is almost behind us - and what better way to end it than lookin...
Read the Full Post »

Volleyball in Italy !!

November 14, 2014 - Great sport and faith in humanity restored! As someone who travels a lot after work (and I know there are fellow photog...
Read the Full Post »

Just a normal weekend

October 14, 2014 - Weekends are great?? Right?! When the Mon-Fri 9to5 crowd chat excitedly on Friday about the weekend and time-off, for m...
Read the Full Post »

Spain2014 - Day 2

August 28, 2014 - The journey continues - or begins. (Suomeksi taas Englannin osan lopussa!!) Long Wednesday - firstly a visit to Korispi...
Read the Full Post »

Spain2014 - Day 1

August 26, 2014 - Let's give this a try! (Suomeksi lopussa!) So - another tournament journey begins, off to Spain2014 with Susijengi! Lon...
Read the Full Post »

From the road - part 2

July 21, 2014 - How to 'kill' time when you have eight hour stop-over at an airport!? That - for sure could make a good Blog entry for...
Read the Full Post »

From the road - part 1

July 11, 2014 - Hello from Sarajevo!! (I would have liked to add few photos to go with this - but as you will read, the Wi-Fi isn't rea...
Read the Full Post »

52 days, over 100 games, 37 flights, 14 hotels, 14 countries

July 02, 2014 - The title of the entry starts to describe my coming two months quite well - join me for the 'adventure'!! There are num...
Read the Full Post »

Women's Champions League with BCLFC

April 29, 2014 - ​Last weekend I was privileged enough to travel with the Birmingham City Ladies FC to their UWCL semi-final 2nd leg in T...
Read the Full Post »

Romanian Cup - Final 4 weekend in Ploiesti! (part 2)

April 12, 2014 - Romaniei Cup Final 4 - Champions 2014 Energia Rovinari!! Two days, four games - it has been another good trip to Romani...
Read the Full Post »

Romanian Cup - Final 4 weekend in Ploiesti!

April 10, 2014 - After my first trip to Romania - who would have thought that a year later, I am here for the 6th time! My first Blog en...
Read the Full Post »

Photographer burn-out

April 01, 2014 - At times - one should learn to ease off and know what is too much!! Last weekend was a great for me as a Photographer -...
Read the Full Post »

Sun is out, the fans are here - Spain beware!

September 14, 2013 - HUGE game for Susijengi tonight at the Stozice Arena! Eurobasket train keeps on trundling along - and it's a massive ga...
Read the Full Post »

First round over, Good Bye Koper - Hello Ljubljana

September 11, 2013 - EuroBasket train moved onward to Ljubljana yesterday - and on the train was Susijengi! Time to draw a bit of breath aft...
Read the Full Post »

Bad day in the office!

July 21, 2013 - Saturday was a tough day - and one that can be classified as a 'bad day' When photographing tournaments (big or small)...
Read the Full Post »

I love to travel..

July 03, 2013 - After a relaxing week at home - it was time to hit the road! 5am wake-up call, and it was the start of my three week ro...
Read the Full Post »

What to pack for three week assignment!!

July 02, 2013 - How to pack for three weeks on assignment?? Tomorrow morning I'll be heading out for three weeks on the Continent, cove...
Read the Full Post »

Longest Day of the year - in every sense

June 22, 2013 - Friday certainly lived up to the title of the 'Longest Day of the Year' Back in my native Finland, people celebrate Mid...
Read the Full Post »

Finnish salmiakki and Women's football in France

June 03, 2013 - Saturday with 'Suomalaista jalkapalloa and Salmiakki' Traveling to cover football games abroad is something of a tricky...
Read the Full Post »

One day done - Team GB Women start with a win

May 26, 2013 - So - first day of games behind me at the Surrey Sports Park, how was it? Saturday, start of a long weekend in Guildford...
Read the Full Post »

The long road travelled

April 01, 2013 - How one email changed a 8 mile job into a 1000 mile round trip to Luxembourg!! Peculiar how my life has changed over th...
Read the Full Post »

Cyprus Cup 2013 - it's been fun, now back to reality

March 15, 2013 - 2013 Cyprus Cup was is finally coming to an end - here's a longish re-cap of the weeks It was a late call for me to get...
Read the Full Post »

Game Day, which didn't go as planned

February 12, 2013 - Game day - the best day of the week!! Game days are long mornings/afternoons waiting for the game time, you walk around...
Read the Full Post »

Ventspils - more EuroChallenge, last one??

February 11, 2013 - Latvia - and EuroChallenge game with Joensuun Kataja, fifth away game of the season with the team!- Early morning wake-...
Read the Full Post »

Getting ready for Pinar Karsiyaka in Turkey

January 29, 2013 - Monday - just walks and training session with Kataja. Another day spent in a hotel/abroad - first it was breakfast on t...
Read the Full Post »

Planes, chicken salesman and random meetings in a Sauna

January 27, 2013 - Another Sunday spent flying over the Continental Europe... It is another week with Joensuun Kataja in EuroChallenge for...
Read the Full Post »

Great game, tough defeat - plenty of emotions

January 23, 2013 - Yet again a game that reminds why basketball is such an exciting game!! From the Finnish point of you, that game had ev...
Read the Full Post »

Back to Romania - with Kataja !

January 21, 2013 - Oh Boy - so I find myself back in Romania... who would have thought:-) It is sometimes strange where the sport of Baske...
Read the Full Post »

Kataja win in Romania - see you Tuesday!

November 27, 2012 - It was a HUGE win for Joensuun Kataja on Tuesday night in Romania!! For all you fans out there, I know you managed to f...
Read the Full Post »

Romania, EuroChallenge - Joensuun Kataja

November 26, 2012 - Yes - a new country to tick-off the list of visited place ROMANIA! Easy flights this time, car-rental no problem, Sat-N...
Read the Full Post »

Gerald Lee, EuroCup and Road to Hell

November 21, 2012 - Some days are tougher than others, and I'll count November 20th 2012 as one of these days... 25 hours, 1000 miles (1600...
Read the Full Post »

Game and between Cyprus & Turkey

November 15, 2012 - Game day was and has been - tight game which the home team edged in the end.. But let's start in the beginning, Wednesd...
Read the Full Post »

Kataja training, getting lost and USB problems!

November 13, 2012 - AAAAHHH - November and to be able to walk outside in a T-shirt and shorts:-) Tuesday - day before Joensuun Kataja plays...
Read the Full Post »

Winter sunshine and EuroChallenge basketball

November 12, 2012 - Greetings to all from sunny and warm Cyprus!!e On the road again, so time to write up some Blog stories of my random th...
Read the Full Post »

Finding an assistant..

November 10, 2012 - The work of a traveling photographer can sometimes be long and lonely - and you have to do all the work yourself.. or do...
Read the Full Post »

Chelsea, EuroCup, BBL Cup and Birmingham City

November 03, 2012 - Hello!! Long time since the last Blog entry, which probably has been appreciated by some and hopefully missed by others...
Read the Full Post »

RENT, road and evening with the Wolf Pack!

September 07, 2012 - No flights for me this week - just a nice and easy drive to Belgium for this weekends adventures with Susijengi (Wolf Pa...
Read the Full Post »

Wolf-pack goes 5 and 0 and head for EuroBasket

September 02, 2012 - Warm and humid night in Tirana - with Susijengi going 5 and 0 in the EuroBasket qualification + challenging times for Ca...
Read the Full Post »

Win for the 'Wolf Pack' in Fribourg

August 27, 2012 - Basketball on a Monday evening?? You gotta be kidding me?? After couple of days here in Fribourg, it was finally game d...
Read the Full Post »

Training with Team Finland can be painful

August 26, 2012 - Sunday in a small town in Switzerland can be quiet with closed shops - and painful if you attend Team Finlands training!...
Read the Full Post »

Transit day, camera p**n and crappy dinner

August 25, 2012 - Yes, I am back again with yet another entry to the 'exciting' travels of mine. It was an eventful day to say the least...
Read the Full Post »

Koszalin, quite a travel but the game was worth it

August 22, 2012 - About a weeks break since my last Blog entry - no Olympics this time, but travels and basketball! This week starts with...
Read the Full Post »

The Final day - strangely flat after brilliant Saturday

August 13, 2012 - Five hours of sleep ahead of the last day of London 2012 - and getting up and ready to do one more day before heading ho...
Read the Full Post »

Emotions, drama, endurance, triumph - Olympics serve its best day yet

August 11, 2012 - If the Olympics would have finished last night, the ending would have been perfect for me - it was a great night of dram...
Read the Full Post »

Waiting, Handball and losing teeth..

August 11, 2012 - Friday - another day sorted at the Olympics in London 2012. Once again (seems to have become a habit) the program for t...
Read the Full Post »

Taekwondo and sitting around

August 10, 2012 - Instead of the three/four sports I thought to be covering - it ended up being a LONG day at the ExCel Arena on Thursday!...
Read the Full Post »

Volleying the ball, and traveling

August 08, 2012 - Another day rolled by at the Olympics, with travels outside the Olympic Park for a change After the late evening and po...
Read the Full Post »

Chasing athletes and meeting them in the toilet

August 07, 2012 - Not much in the way of sporting action today - except chasing athletes around the park. Monday and start of the last we...
Read the Full Post »

Olympic Stadium, interviews and sleeping media

August 05, 2012 - Second weekend of the Olympics - and I got my first glimpse of the Olympic Stadium (on the inside) Yes, it was another...
Read the Full Post »

Hockey, interviews, handball and I was on TV!

August 04, 2012 - Apologies once again for posting yesterdays 'story' quite late into the afternoon - silly athletics stealing my morning...
Read the Full Post »

Media session, interviews and some hoops

August 03, 2012 - Slow action day - but plenty of work and a long day! Goodness know which day it is, either as a day of the week or how...
Read the Full Post »

Tournament fatigue

July 21, 2012 - Traveling for long spells can take its toll on you! I have lost count on the times people come to me and say how lucky...
Read the Full Post »

Bulgaria Blog - part 1

July 17, 2012 - Greetings from Bulgaria - where I am enjoying the sun and U20's FIBA EuroBasket Division B games!! Past six days have b...
Read the Full Post »

3 countries and 3 job in 4 days

July 03, 2012 - Last week I had couple of assignments in Europe - which involved plenty of travel, lots of shooting of pictures, nice we...
Read the Full Post »

Watching football Italian style

June 28, 2012 - Italy 2 - 1 Germany That was something that sent the people of Pontinia (and rest of Italy) into wild celebrations last...
Read the Full Post »

Sun, Sex and Basketball

June 18, 2012 - Sun, Se? and Basketball!! 48 hours in Greece - for a basketball game and bit of else. Another one of these short ass...
Read the Full Post »

Dodging the bullet!

May 23, 2012 - Quite a day Tuesday - it went from dodging one bullet and being faced with another straight away, here's how the day wen...
Read the Full Post »

36 hour assignment - to Italy and back

May 18, 2012 - Once again the glamourous life of a Sports Photographer has caught up with me, I had an assignment in Italy for Turun Sa...
Read the Full Post »

Archive
January February March April May June July August September October November (4) December
January February March April May (1) June July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December