Maris Grunskis

Maris Grunskis

Latvian photographer based in Jyväskylä, Finland. Photos of nature, architecture events and everyday life.
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Close-up of colorful and spiky scales of the beard (lower jaw) of veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) on a black background.
Dinosaurs fighting. Allosaurus fighting with stegosaurus.
Helsinki, Finland - July 4, 2019: new Helsinki Central Library building - Oodi. Interior of the upper floor. Public Library of 2019 by the International Federation of Library Associations.
Macro of Mandarin Ratsnake’s (Euprepiophis mandarina) scales.
Fern leaf in shallow focus growing in the forest. Tree bark visible in the background.
Evening sun shining through the curved juniper branches on the forest floor. Spring landscape. Leafless blueberry bushes in the foreground next to the pine tree trunk. Wild natural forest.
Jyvaskyla, Finland - August 27, 2019: Cinema picnic in Lounaispuisto park. Free entrance event. People watching “Shoplifters” - 2018 Japanese drama film that won Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival.
Helsinki, Finland - July 7, 2019: new Helsinki Central Library building - Oodi. Wooden architectural element of the facade under the balcony of upper floor.
Groove of eagle ferns (Pteridium aquilinum) in the end of summer. Yellow leaf between green leaves on the edge of coniferous forest.
White empty eggshell of a bird lying on the moss of a boreal forest floor among blueberry shrubs. Shrubs with green an reddish leaves.
Ferns growing on a moss-covered boulder in the forest of Finland. Ferns and mosses are one of the oldest groups of plants on earth existing Devonian period more than 380 million years ago.
Close up photo of a crowberry shrub (Empetrum nigrum) in shallow depth of field growing on the forest floor on one islands of Pellinki archipelago. Blurry tree silhouettes visible in the background.
Ferns growing on a moss-covered boulder in the forest of Finland. Ferns and mosses are one of the oldest groups of plants on earth existing Devonian period more than 380 million years ago.
Close up photo of a crowberry shrub (Empetrum nigrum) in shallow depth of field growing on the forest floor on one islands of Pellinki archipelago. Blurry tree silhouettes visible in the background.
Illuminated patch of grassland with eagle ferns in the middle of the boreal coniferous forest. Pine tree trunks are visible in the shadow in the background. Boulder visible on the right lower corner.
Fern (bracken) leaf and bilberry shrub growing next to a moss-covered boulder in the shadow of the forest of northern Europe in Finland. Low light conditions create dark mood. End of summer.
Small, thin, curved, and twisted pine tree growing horizontally along the surface of a cliff on the coast of an island of Pellinki archipelago in Finland. Tiny but tough tree shaped by winds and ice.
Deadwood in boreal forest of coniferous trees in summer. Decomposing fallen spruce tree in lying on moss-covered forest floor. Decomposing trees are valuable habitat for many species of organisms.
Macro photo of evolving spirals of fresh new fern leaves on Tourujoki river nature trail in Jyväskylä in spring. Fern growing on the wet forest floor. One of the oldest groups of plants on earth.
Korkeakoski waterfall created by a small river flowing through an old stone tunnel built under the railway. Spring evening with leaves just starting to open up. Long exposure photo of flowing water.
Macro photo of evolving fern leaves and tiny horsetails growing next to them on Tourujoki river nature trail in Jyväskylä in spring. One of the oldest groups of plants on earth existing Devonian perio
Macro photo of tiny growing horsetail on Tourujoki river nature trail in Jyväskylä at spring. Close-up of a horsetail’s main stem nodes and sheath’s with water droplets un dark background in morning
Deadwood in boreal forest in summer. Decomposing fallen tree in lying on moss-covered forest floor. Decomposing trees are valuable habitat for many species of organisms.
Macro photo of brown and black colored a spider with round pedipalps sitting on a white sheet of cloth.
Beautiful view from a high granite cliff of one of the islands in the Pellinki archipelago in the Gulf of Finland. Tove Jansson - the author of the Moomin books had a cottage on one of the islands.
Beautiful view of the sea and clouds from a high cliff of one of the islands in the Pellinki archipelago in the Gulf of Finland. View to the one of the islands with a silhouette of a man.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) with a bug on its leaves in a summer day. Macro photo of a brown bug crawling on a leaf in shallow focus.
Deadwood in boreal forest in summer. Decomposing fallen tree in lying on moss-covered forest floor. Decomposing trees are valuable habitat for many species of organisms.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) with red ripe berries in the sunny summer day. Evergreen shrub in the heath family, bears edible fruit. Macro photo with shallow depth of field.
Close up photo of a crowberry shrub (Empetrum nigrum) growing on stony shore of Pellinki archipelago in Gulf of Finland. Tough tiny shrub with thick evergreen leaves is common in northern biotopes.
Ferns growing on a moss-covered boulder in the forest of Finland. Ferns and mosses are one of the oldest groups of plants on earth existing Devonian period more than 380 million years ago.
Ferns growing on a moss-covered boulder in the forest of Finland. Ferns and mosses are one of the oldest groups of plants on earth existing Devonian period more than 380 million years ago.
Fossilized ammonite shell. An extinct mollusc. Ammonite fossils are often used to identify the age of the sedimentary rocks they are found in.
Helsinki, Finland - January 30, 2020: Entrance of the Helsinki Central Library building - Oodi at night. Wooden architectural element of the facade and double helix stairs visible through the glass.
Helsinki, Finland - January 30, 2020: Interior of the first floor in the Helsinki Central Library building - Oodi, built in 2018. Some visitors with their pets in lobby near the book return spot.
Bird skeleton with brown and white streaked feathers lying next to a rock on the shaded forest floor on an island located in the Gulf of Finland. Ribs, limb bones. Wings still have feathers atteched.
Bird skeleton with brown and white streaked feathers lying next to a rock on the shaded forest floor on an island located in the Gulf of Finland. Ribs, limb bones. Wings still have feathers atteched.
Bird skeleton with brown and white streaked feathers lying next to a rock on the shaded forest floor on an island located in the Gulf of Finland. Ribs, limb bones. Wings still have feathers atteched.
Porvoo, Finland - 08132019: Old abandoned small red FIAT car in the remote forest location in summer with broken dirty, rusty hood, missing headlight, bumper and ferns growing infront of a wehicle.
Porvoo, Finland - 08132019: Old abandoned small red FIAT car in the forest in summer. Fern is growing through the dirty, rusty hood covered in old spruce and pine needles in front of a windshield.
Porvoo, Finland - 08132019: Old abandoned small red FIAT car in the forest in summer. The dirty, rusty vehicle covered in old spruce and pine needles sunken into the forest floor, surrounded by ferns.
Porvoo, Finland - 08132019: Old  broken and abandoned small red FIAT car in the forest in summer. Dirty, rusty hood and flat wheel tire sunken into the forest floor. Lichens and ferns in foreground
Large pile of white cow skulls and bones. Area of an abandoned soviet-time meat processing plant in Latvia, Daugavpils.
Lightpainted interior of an abandoned soviet-time cinema.
Roots of an old spruce tree covered in moss in mixed boreal forest. Blueberry shrubs and moss growing on the forest floor. Old birch tree and huge boulder covered in moss in the background.
Roots of an old spruce tree growing on a boulder covered in moss  in mixed boreal forest. Blueberry shrubs and moss growing on forest floor. Spruce and old birch trees out of focus in the background.
Looking up to the edge of moss (Pleurozium schreberi) growing in the coniferous boreal forest with pine and spruce trees out of focus in the background. Plant root coming into frame in the foreground.
Macro photo of red-stemmed feathermoss or Schreber's big red stem moss (Pleurozium schreberi) with shallow depth of field. Moss growing on the edge of the boulder in the northern coniferous forest.
Roots of the spruce trees with patches of moss growing on them are stretching across the bare boreal forest floor in early spring. Distinct roots resemble a net creating visually impressive pattern.
Path through the boreal coniferous forest with tree roots and granite boulders lying on the forest floor in spring.
Stony path on the edge of a hill through the boreal coniferous forest with tree roots and granite boulders lying on the forest floor in spring. Young spruce trees growing on the sides of the path.
Ferns growing among wild flowers in the forest illuminated by a flashlight at summer night. Some European cultures have tradition to search for the fern flower (flowering fern) during midsummer night.
Path through the spruce tree groove in the boreal forest with granite boulders lying on the forest floor. Early spring with light snow and remains of the cones eaten by squirrels on the foreground.
Fallen trees in forest in spring. Deadwood is left in the forest to preserve natural processes and biodiversity creating valuable habitats for rare insects and boosting biotope biodiversity.
Roots of the spruce trees with patches of moss growing on them are stretching across the bare boreal forest floor in early spring. Distinct roots resemble a net creating visually impressive pattern.
Path through the boreal forest with tree roots, deadwood and granite boulders lying on the forest floor in spring. Young spruce trees growing on the sides and birch trees in the background.
Path through the boreal forest with tree roots, deadwood and granite boulders lying on the forest floor in spring. Young spruce trees growing on the sides and birch trees in the background.
Path through the boreal forest with tree roots and granite boulders lying on the forest floor in spring. Young spruce trees growing on the sides and birch trees in the background.
Scenery of the northern boreal forest. Big granite boulders covered with moss, pine tree trunks, young spruce trees and small juniper growing among them on the moss on sunny spring day
Northern boreal forest. Big granite boulders covered with moss, pine tree trunks, young spruce trees, blueberry and lingonberry bushes growing on a moss-covered forest floor in spring.
Roots of the spruce trees with patches of moss growing on them are stretching across the bare boreal forest floor in early spring. Distinct roots and light snow create visually intersting pattern.
Roots of the spruce trees with patches of moss growing on them are stretching across the bare boreal forest floor in early spring. Distinct roots with light snow create visually impressive pattern.
Path through the hilly boreal forest with granite boulders and deadwood lying on the forest floor. Sunny day of an early spring. A light-green ribbon on the tree mark the path for better orientation
Pine tree trunk bark with spruce tree twigs in front of it. Coniferous forest texture background. Rough pine tree bark.
Path through the spruce trees in the coniferous boreal forest with granite boulders lying on the forest floor. Early spring. Remains of the cones eaten by squirrels visible under the trees.
Close up of snow hail stuck in the needles of a  spruce tree twig in early spring. Sudden snowfall in boreal forest in the early spring. Macro photo in shallow depth of field. Changing of the seasons.
Close up of snow hail stuck in the needles of a  spruce tree twig in early spring. Sudden snowfall in boreal forest in the early spring. Macro photo in shallow depth of field. Changing of the seasons.
Fallen trees in forest in spring. Deadwood is left in the forest to preserve natural processes and biodiversity creating valuable habitats for rare insects and boosting biotope biodiversity.
Close up of snow hail stuck in the needles of a  spruce tree twig in early spring. Sudden snowfall in boreal forest in the early spring. Macro photo in shallow depth of field. Changing of the seasons.
Close up of a moss covered tree root on the forest floor in spring with old leaf. Blurred out tree trunks visible in the background.
Roots of the spruce trees with patches of moss growing on them are stretching across the bare boreal forest floor in early spring. Distinct roots resemble a net creating visually impressive pattern.
Young spruce tree with goldcrest (Regulus regulus) sitting on the branches. Tiny bird is blending with the tree color and pattern perfectly. During first sunny days of spring birds become very active
Red squirrel snacking on the spruce tree branch in the fresh early morning. Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) still wearing winter coat in early spring, eating young buds of a spruce tree.
Close up view through the branches and leaves of a spruce tree trunk with eurasian treecreeper (Certhia familiaris) on it searching for insects under the bark on a warm sunny spring day.
Old hydroelectric power plant in Vaajakoski, Jyväskylä region, Finland,  built in 1920 on Keitele Canal which is connecting Lakes Päijänne and Keitele. Today is a venue for various events
Path in snowy forest in winter with spruce trees of different age, an old pine tree trunks and birch trunk covered in snow. Finland, Jyväskylä, beggining of December.
Cold foggy and snowy coniferous forest in winter day. Old pine trunks and spruce trees disappearing in the distance due to tiny snowflakes blown by wind from the treetops in thebeginning of December
A squirrel midden consisting pf spruce cone remains in the forest in spring. Large heaps of the cone material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter time.
A squirrel midden consisting pf spruce cone remains in the forest in spring. Large heaps of the cone material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter time.
Close-up of a squirrel midden consisting of spruce cone remains in the forest in spring. Large heaps of the cone material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter time.
Close-up of a squirrel midden consisting of spruce cone remains in the forest in spring. Large heaps of the cone material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter time.
Close-up of a squirrel midden consisting of spruce cone remains in the forest in spring. Large heaps of the cone material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter time.
Close-up of a squirrel midden of spruce cone remains and one untouched cone in the forest in spring. Large heaps of material created by squirrels eating cone seeds can accumulate during winter.
Jyväskylä, Finland - June 29, 2019: Kärki building in Mattilanniemi campus of University of Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research.
Jyvaskyla, Finland - August 27, 2019: Cinema picnic in Lounaispuisto park. Free entrance event.
Corridor inside of abandoned hospital built in 19th century.
Macro photo of a moss on a granite boulder illuminated by warm spring sun shining in the forest. Cold blue shadows are visible as well.
Forest in Finland with deadwood and boulders covered in moss. Decaying tree trunk breaking apart exposing reddish insides. Young spruce and deciduous trees growing around the deadwood.
Moss on a granite boulder in foreground in forest illuminated by warm spring sun shining through out of focus trees in the background. Small patches of snow still visible blurred in the background.
Dark trunk of an old spruce tree with distinct thick roots in the dark forest. surrounding pines, spruces and small deciduous trees are illuminated from behind the tree trunk. Spooky atmosphere.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) on the forest floor illuminated by the setting sun. Spring landscape of the forest during sunset out of focus trees in the background.
Dark trunk of an old spruce tree with distinct thick roots in the dark forest. surrounding pines, spruces and small deciduous trees are illuminated from behind the tree trunk. Spooky atmosphere.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) silhouette on the forest floor with sun shining through leaves and out of focus trees in the background. Spring landscape.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) silhouette on the forest floor with sun shining through leaves and out of focus trees in the background. Spring landscape.
Young forest illuminated by the warm light of the spring sun. Thin coniferous and deciduous trees some of them curved, bent or broken. Spring landscape of the forest with shrubs on the forest floor.
Forest illuminated by the warm light of the spring sun. Pines, spruces, junipers and deciduous trees growing around big granite boulder. Spring landscape of the forest with shrubs on the forest floor.
Hill in the forest with pines and spruce trees, still leafless deciduous trees, junipers, green moss and shrubs. Ray of warm light of the spring sun illuminating landscape in the distance.
Close up of lingonberry shrub (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) on the forest floor illuminated by the setting sun. Spring landscape of the forest during sunset out of focus trees in the background.
Bone in the forest lying on the moss.
Jyväskylä, Finland - October 14, 2019: Ylistönrinne campus of University of Jyväskylä. Designed by Arto Sipinen in 1990–2004. Ambiotica building, Department of Biological and
Environmental Science.
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