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Land of a Thousand Islands, Nicholas Aspholm

Originally from Switzerland, Nicholas Aspholm loves to immortalise nature and northern landscapes. With his series “Land of a Thousand Islands”, this self-taught photographer makes us fly over the islands of Finland. “In total there are about 179 000 islands, all with their own unique shapes and textures, and most of them completely untouched by humans”, explains the author of the project. His series, which currently consists of only four photos, presents two islands with a very similar shape and dense vegetation, emerging from the dark water. But the photographer doesn’t rule out enriching this project in the future.

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