This year Christmas in Tampere will be snowless. So this one is from the last year.
Christmas market tradition is actually rather young in Finland, and we have got a lot of influence from German Weihnachtsmarkt. And Market of Tampere has a few traders from Germany too.
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krzychu30 (15512) 2013-12-22 2:07
as I see you have also tradition of Christmas Markets,like we in Germany.
Great places to enjoy the whole Christmas atmosphere and to try some delicious snacks:)
Superb night composition with well captured atmosphere!
Have a nice sunday
timecapturer (49288) 2013-12-22 3:11
a shot that brings out the atmosphere and magic of the season superbly. It looks cold and yet the lights and detailing seem to bring a warmth too. It all works so delightfully. Well done!
Enjoy your Sunday - B.
Nicou (143096) 2013-12-22 5:48
superbe vue de circonstances quel beau sapin tout illuminé et ce marché avec le cabanes et les personnage ces stands merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
Sergiom (80684) 2013-12-22 6:15
En Finlande, c'est à l'extérieur que les choses se passent en hiver.Les gens semblent bien apprécier ce marché de Noel avec cette belle lumière qui semble réchauffer. C'est techniquement très bien réussi.
abmdsudi (54555) 2013-12-22 23:32
That looks cold night shot but pleasant to view where the joyous mood is so well depicted here. The pov and compo is fine with the big Christmas tree anchors as strong focal. I love the use of warm light, people presence and all the splash of colours fulfilling the moment, calm and peaceful in true spirit of the occasion. You did your best here, its a splendid capture so well executed.
Seasonal greetings.. Have a Wonderful White Xmas
emka (98742) 2013-12-22 23:46
Hi kari, At first I thought: how lucky you are to have a white Christmas. We all are dreaming of it, but lately the holidays are snowless. But at least there are archive photos. marvelous Market, nice magic atmosphere. The markets in England, specially in Birmingham were also german, from Frankfurt. lovely view.
I wish you beautiful Christmas full of love and joy.
saxo042 (37888) 2013-12-23 0:14
A very attractive Christmas card with all the people strolling around here. Many pleasant details to enjoy.
jhm (153686) 2013-12-23 3:17
Christmas time a wonderful time for family activities.
Certainly these Christmas market gives a specially atmosphere.
Everyone is calm and peaceful
Colours and subject makes these picture attractive.
A nice composition, excellent captured
Very well done, TFS.
Merry Christmas to you and your family,
Buin (42466) 2013-12-24 4:09
You caught a wonderful atmosphere in this picture! Yes, the scenery somehow looks "German" ;-)
I hope you have had a good hot spiced wine there.
A Merry Christmas also to you and all around you!
Greetings from springlike and stormy Germany!
delpeoples (58278) 2013-12-26 19:21
After sweating in such humid conditions here, it really is so strange to see White Christmases and people wearing heavy coats. But you'll see what I mean when you arrive here soon. I like the Christmas lights, the reflections and the sense of movement. It creates such a warm, homey feel. Good to see the Christmas spirit is alive and well in Finland.
mirosu (16265) 2013-12-29 8:03
After very long journey and even longer after-journey recovery I’m again able to view and comment all the beautiful TE photographs.
Nice night market photo with excellent Christmas mood. The lighting is superb and the composition with the Christmas tree and well lit church very goo. The shoppers add nice life to the scene. Very well done.
Wish you and your family a Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year.
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- Copyright: Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) (27852)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-12-21
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 7D, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
- Exposure: f/4, 1/40 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Keskustori of Tampere, Finland, Photos with Titles of Songs 09 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-22 1:56