The small ecumenical chapel located on the Viikinsaari island. This small building was a jail, which was altered into a chapel of East and West in 1995 and is a piece of art itself, designed by Ilkka Väätti. Tampere, Finland 2011.
Ari Salmela was born in Finland, where he still lives today. He is a 60 years old semi-pro photographer, who is more self-taught than educated formally. Ari has been seriously into photography for more than 30 years, and has used everything from 35mm to 4×5, and now a full-frame dslr. Ari says that he has always loved world images, photographs, paintings, graphics, etc., and digital photography has created new possibilities to make digital artwork from photographs.