Finnish Photographer Ossi Saarinen Proves Fairy Forests are Real

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Finland is a country in Northern Europe that many think of as cold and dark. One photographer, Ossi Saarinen, is on a mission to introduce people from all around the world to the surprisingly enchanting side of Finland.

Ossi photographs animals in Finnish forests, capturing the unique atmosphere of the peaceful wilderness that covers nearly three-quarters of the country.

He’s very young but passionate about animal photography. More than 130,000 people already follow him on Instagram and his wildlife photography book is about to come out in March 2019.

Scroll down and enjoy the magnificent photos of wild creatures as seen through Saarinen’s lens.

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Last summer was amazing time for photographing foxes. Thousands of different kind of photos and unforgettable moments with the animals. But it also took lot of time. Half of the process was finding them. After that I spent most of my early mornings and late evenings photographing them. I often woke up at 2am and went back to sleep after sunrise. For weeks I slept only 3-4 hours per day in average. Sometimes I got many good shots in a day but there was also many days when I didn't get anything. What kept me going was coffee and the great support from all of you guys. Thank you once again 🙏 Can't wait for the next summer. Meanwhile photographing other species and if I have any luck maybe I meet some of these foxes during the winter 🦊 . . . #fox #kettu #yleluonto #animal #animals #cute #natgeoyourshot #natgeo #wildlife #wildlifeplanet #ourplanetdaily #visitfinland #earthfocus #beautifuldestinations #weeklyfluff #whpseasons

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