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Abandoned House in the Woods Taken Over by Wild Animals part 1
Finnish photographer Kai Fagerström presents unique photo series, where he captures wild animals making themselves comfortable in abandoned houses in the woods of Finland. Titled The House in the Woods, the photo series is set in cottages near Kai’s summer house, which were abandoned by their tenants after the owner of the place died in a fire. Award-winning photographer noticed how the place was slowly being reclaimed by the nature, and what started as a few snapshots, ended up being a book, published in Finnish, German, and English. “Deserted buildings are so full of contradictions,” says Kai. “I am fascinated by the way nature reclaims spaces that were, essentially, only ever on loan to humans.” Kai usually works with a clear image of what he wants to achieve in his head, although it make take some time for all elements to fall into place. The photographer has enough patience, however: “This is fine with me,” he says. “The journey is more important than the destination.“
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Wow! all the photos look so amazing and the contrast between the animal and the cottage : ) Don't you just love how most of the animals faces remind me of a home owner poking their heads out to see who is visiting?! ahha
@ugsi probably one of the most adorable photos ever hahaha they are like oh welcome human .. make yourself at home :D
@ugsi and the photographer is amazing too if they are wild animal then I am sure that it wasn't easy to get them to get into these lighting and frame.. like the article said he probably needed a lot of patience!! :D