The third artist we photographed for the Modern Historic 1900 -project was sculptor and proffessor Kimmo Pyykkö. Two weeks ago we visited his house in Helsinki for the shoot and had the opportunity to talk about his work.
In the 70’s he made large surrealistic aluminum sculptures while his later works are more inspired by nature. He showed us wooden reliefs and mounted birds that he uses for making molds for his sculptures.
After we had shot our images we sat for a while in his studio for some coffee and snacks. Mr. Pyykkö spoke very openly about his past and shared with us insights into his own life. He also told us about the different techniques and styles he has gone through and the length of his work. Once again it was quite fascinating to get a glimpse behind the curtains of one our great artists.
Last friday we shot some images for our clients from the air. On our way back we spotted this lone tractor out in the fields. The alignment of the tracks and the early morning light made for a really nice, graphic image. It was a nice finish to our helicopter flight.
Earlier this week I drove to Mäntyharju near Mikkeli to photograph a Plushuvila for Plusarchitects. The villas, a result of an ambitious cooperation between Plusarchitects and Honkatalot, are sleek and modern and made for people who enjoy clean architecture with nice attention to detail. The collection is highly customizable and available in sizes between small saunas up to large villas.
I arrived late in the night in order to be ready for the morning light. The morning was absolutely beautiful and the reflections of the lake in the huge windows made for some really nice images. After a bit of resting I started shooting the inside which was bright and clear thanks to the huge windows and fair wood. I spent my “lunchbreak” eating on the small pier with my feet in the cold water. Even though it was a long day it was a really nice assignment.
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