Color of the Year 2017
Pantone’s Color of the Year 2017 is “Greenery“. PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery (#88B04B) Green is one of the main colours in the RGB-system which makes up all the colours you see on...
Rajala Ambassador 2017.1
???? iPhone 7 + Afterlight I heard I made the cut for Rajala Ambassador competition right before my trip to Puerto Rico. I read the first...
#366seconds2016
Last year I recorded one second of 4K video every day. I also shared one frame from every second on Instagram @JSTVSL Here is my...
Most liked photos 2016
The year 2016 was full of beautiful moments! I recorded one second of video every day for my #366seconds2016 project and shared the best frame of the day on Instagram....
Should I start a VLOG?
What do you think? Should I start vlogging? Should I vlog in English? Here’s my test vlog in Finnish....
Mythic, Epic, Slush
Lasers, fire, smoke, parties, afterparties… Slush is one big festival! Surely people also work there. I was there myself 29.11.-1.12. in Messukeskus to capture the...
My 5th year of Movember
I have taken part in Movember charity fundraiser every year since 2012. Now I almost didn’t shave my moustache and beard but in the end I...
Mobile editing in Afterlight
Do you spend hours editing your Instagram photos in Lightroom or Photoshop? Would you rather spend the time doing something fun? I edit most of...
#WWIM13Helsinki
The 13th worldwide Instameet was arranged last weekend. Instagrammers in Helsinki, Finland (@igershelsinki) gathered at the Natural History Museum on Sunday. Once again it was nice to meet new photographers and to...
Switched CANON to LUMIX
The day has finally arrived! I can say goodbye to Canon and welcome a new member to my LUMIX family. As a longtime Canon user it was hard to...
Inspiring spring light
After a long dark season in Finland it’s wonderful to notice how the day is getting longer. The nice spring light inspired me to make a...
Review: Sirui VSK-5
Couple of months ago I got the Sirui VSK-5 video kit for a test from Focus Nordic. You can construct many pieces of video equipment from...
Project #366seconds2016
365 photo project is a good way to improve your photography skills. 366 project is even better! The idea is to capture and publish something...
Color(s) of the Year 2016
Pantone has once again selected Color of the Year or actually two colors this year. Colors of 2016 are “Serenity” and “Rose Quartz“. PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity (#91A8D0) PANTONE 13-1520 Rose...
Review: Panasonic LUMIX GM1
I used to shoot a lot with the Sony DSC-QX10 + iPhone 4 combo on trips and free time. Then I saw the orange LUMIX compact system camera and I...
Most liked photos 2015
Before the new year it’s good to look back in time and reflect the past year. For me the year 2015 was a success at...
Review: Sony DSC-QX10
I have been taking mobile photos for a long time, in fact ever since it has been possible. Starting from my first iPhone the image quality has already...
Young Photographer of the Year 2005
In 2005 I was awarded as the Young Photographer of the Year in Finland. The following year I received the award again. What happened then? I started photography...
Last week of Movember
It’s the final spurt of MOVEmber! Now at the latest is the time to do some good and support the precious prostate and testicular cancer research....
Field trip to Field day
Finnish design has had a lot of success around the world with the beautiful simplicity and functionality it conveys. The same minimal and clean style...
15 Days to MO again!
Countdown to Movember 2015 is on! The sexiest charity fundraiser of the year is starting soon. It’s the time of the year when all the...
#WWIM12Helsinki
Instagram recently celebrated it’s 5th birthday and has managed to grow to over 400 million global users. I’m one of them and the app has...
Hey!
I am Jan Viljanen, professional photographer and enthusiast. I started photography as a hobby in 2003 and established my own company JUST:VISUAL in 2009. As...
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