Who am I today?
Everyday, behind a mask. Who am I today? First I thought that I hang these mask on a grey background but then I thought that it’s easier to photograph them lying on grey paper. Simple one light setup with beauty dish that could be done anywhere.
PID Individual Creative Competition – End of Year 2016-2017
PSA HM for Can I Play with Madness and Finger Puppets from PID Individual Creative Competition – End of Year 2016-2017.
Dead Roses and a Fly in 1X YEARBOOK
Newest (and the last) 1x.com Yearbook “X” arrived. “Dead Roses and a Fly” was selected to be one of few images in the book.
Decided to use same template for FDC 2017 poster as last year since I’m quite happy with it. If you happen to be in Kuopio, Finland 13.11.2017 you are welcome to check out the best images of Finland Digital Circuit, 3rd Kuopio Salon in Kuvakukko movie theatre. There is no entry fee.  
PSA Image of the Year 2016
PSA Image of the Year 2016 / Color section
I was planning a halloween/horror image but it turned out to be more like scifi/steampunk. I put this mask and welding goggles to my styrofoam head. I looked more comic than horror but decided to continue taking the picture. Side profile worked better and when I got the image on a computer screen I decided...
Street Photos
I needed some new street photos for a camera club group partition to the photo contest. I checked my lightroom catalog and found four decent photos to process further. All photos seem to be taken in Tampere…
Skeleton in the Closet
I photographed this addition to death series already in June but it missed “the closet” part and it took some time I got that done. I photographed the main images in camera club studio since it needed a lot of space. The closet part I took later in my home studio. Nothing new in editing...
New domain and stuff
I changed my domain to petridamsten.com. As a side effect I decided to learn something totally new and I updated my video intro. This time I made it with Black Magic Fusion 9 which is something similar to DaVinci Resolve as After Effects is for Premiere. Basic version is a free download which is good when you...
Finland Digital Circuit, 3rd Kuopio Salon
Judging of Finland Digital Circuit, 3rd Kuopio Salon is finished and results are out. Judges Petri Damstén (EFIAP/b, EPSA, BPSA, SKsLSM), Juhani Valtola (EFIAP/s, SKsLSM) and Merja Martikainen (AFIAP, SKsLM).