Korkeasaari Zoo

 

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I went to take photos of living animals to Helsinki Zoo last week after visiting in Natural History Museum earlier this month. Finnish name of Helsinki Zoo is Korkeasaari, what is the name of the island where the zoo is situated.

It was partly cloudy, partly sunny and very windy winter day when I went to Korkeasaari. I was dressed to my warmest winter coat and there’s possibility to keep yourself warm spending time inside Amazonia house, where’s tropical circumstances. So spending about four hours in Korkeasaari in winter was cheery experience and I didn’t get too cold at all. Most importantly I got quite nice photos of the animals.

In the winter there’s some animals you can’t see like bears, which are sleeping their hibernation. This time monkey house was closed because of renovation, but all the other animals were possible to see. I have applied several times to graphic designer’s positions for different places in Helsinki City including Korkeasaari and there has always been 100-150 appliers. I wanted to show my interest towards Korkeasaari by taking photos and making logo types for animals by using fonts, what reflects their appearance and characters.

You can check all the photos, what I took from Korkeasaari and Hylkysaari, island next to Korkeasaari from my Flickr account.

Korkeasaari website: http://www.korkeasaari.fi/helsinki-zoo/
All photos in Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98052824@N03/sets/72157650474451967/

Links To Download Fonts:

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Bizon
Holla
Stalemate
Jaapokki
Bumblebees
Ralev001

 

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Valentine’s Day 2015

 

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I took a couple of hours for doing some laid-back, not so serious graphic design for Valentine’s Day.

I noticed that I do mostly that kind retouching work with Photoshop, that the less the work hours shows the better. So I thought that I do relaxed graphic design where the use of Photoshop shows for a change. Inspiration for doing Valentine’s Day topic graphic design came from free fonts with hearts.

I searched yesterday some quotes and freebies, what fits with the font styles. Punk style Valentine’s greeting is made with Picsart mobile app by using cliparts for Valentine’s Day. The photo of sprayed electricity tank used as background image has been taken a couple of weeks back in Korkeavuorenkatu, Helsinki. Sweet Valentine’s Day 2015 with these greetings to all!

Links To Fonts Used

Fiolex Girls
I Love What You Do
Jellyka – Love and Passion
Cookie Monster
Mf Love Song

 

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Natural History Museum Of Helsinki

 

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This is simply photography blog post from Natural History Museum of Helsinki, what is also called by name LUOMUS.

I had visited in Natural History Museum of Helsinki last time in the end of 1990’s and I wanted to go to see what there is nowadays. I took some photos of the most interesting things there.

LUOMUS website: http://www.luomus.fi/fi/luonnontieteellinen-museo
All photos in Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98052824@N03/sets/72157650669421331/

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