Event photography at the Helsinki city run

Published on Fri May 15, 2009 by

I worked again for Marathonfoto last weekend, covering the Helsinki city run. The event started and finished from the 1952 Olympic Stadium and although the weather conditions were poor for photography - heavy rain - I also undertook PR / public relations photography before the race for the organisers. Later I moved positions and was located on the finish-line for the athletes coming in.

 

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Event photography at Helsinki Marathon Finland Runner photograph marathon

 

Here are some photographs from around the city when it stopped raining for a few minutes. Interesting place to visit but like everywhere else in Scandinavia very expensive.

 

Helsinki docks at sunset

 

Helsinki central station photograph

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Author: David J Colbran
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