The flying downhill racer at Hervanta Bike Park. Tampere, Finland 2012.


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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.

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  • Peter Dickinson
    Peter Dickinsonabout 2 years ago

    Great capture Ari, it’s mesmerising!

  • Thank you Peter!

    – Ari Salmela

  • pixelnest
    pixelnestabout 2 years ago

    Wow! You invented 3D without glasses :-)

  • Thanks for your comment!

    – Ari Salmela

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