An Estonian living in Finland. Passionate about photography and music. Inspired by simple everyday moments and scenes. Loving the peace and quiet in the nature. Fascinated by people and their stories.

A monthly contributor to Monocrhomia, a collaborative blog of several photographers sharing black and white photos.

Glad you found your way here and hope you’ll stay around for a longer while.

~ Elina

151 thoughts on “About

  1. Hello Elina, your photos are just AMAZING!!! I couldn’t stop exploring your wonderful blog. You really have an eye for the perfect picture. Will enjoy to follow your work πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you for your very kind words Anja! Lovely to hear you enjoy the photos. I appreciate the follow, it’s a joy to have you here! πŸ™‚

  2. Hi Elina, you have a great blog – such beautiful photos! I’ve just moved to Helsinki so its really lovely to see familiar sights and some new ones to investigate. I also look forward to visiting Tallinn, which you capture so well. Joeinfocus put me onto your blog after reading mine about our new life in Helsinki; I’m glad he did. All the best, Melanie

    1. Hi Melanie! Lovely to meet you! πŸ™‚ I took a quick glance at your recent blog posts and it seems you are enjoying life in Helsinki. It’s a wonderful city. I love the way you notice and capture Finnish ways of doing things. πŸ™‚ Thank you for your kind words, it’s a joy to have you here!

    1. Hi, nice to meet you! Thank you for your visit and very many likes on posts, and your kind words! Lovely to have you here, a warm welcome! Have a wonderful day! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you for your very kind words Andrew! I appreciate your visit, all the likes and the follow! Lovely to have you here! πŸ™‚

  3. Interested and intrigued by your blog. Very impressive and content-ful! Looking forward to your next posts. Please follow back if you will. Thank you!

    1. Thank you for following, and for your kind words! πŸ™‚ It’s a bit hard to keep up with everything in WordPress, my apologies for no reaction to your follow here earlier. I’m very glad I visited your blog now and found your wonderful photography! πŸ™‚

  4. Hello Elina. I just discovered your blog and I have to say some of your pictures are wonderful! I look forward to seeing more – you have a new follower πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Nina Maria! I’m glad to hear you’ve enjoyed your visit here. I hope you’ll like upcoming posts! Have a lovely day! πŸ™‚

    1. I agree with you totally Alexandra, the little moments matter the most. πŸ™‚ Thank you so much for your visit, likes, comments, and the follow! So lovely to have you here! πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Vlad! So glad about your visit, and the follow. I hope you’ll enjoy upcoming posts. πŸ™‚

  5. Hope you don’t mind me leaving this link? I came across this lovely lady today and thought of you. Funny, it turned out her name is even very similar to yours! πŸ™‚ I’m sure you don’t need the advice, but her video is very beautiful to watch. Her link to her 500px page is further down the page, she has some wonderful photography of her children. Just thought you might like to see it. Happy photography Elina!! πŸ˜€


    1. Thank you so much for thinking of me Suzy, so sweet of you! I am actually familiar with Elena Shumilova’s photos, they are as if from a fairy tale. πŸ™‚ Fabulous photography!

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