The staff will show the videos on request. There is no extra charge, the presentations are included in the entrance fee.
Lauri Kettunen, born in 1962, has co-operated for several years with Hannu Hautala filming wildlife in Kuusamo and Koillismaa.
Together they have produced several TV-programs for the Finnish Broadcasting Company, and, in addition, made video and slide shows e.g. for the Kuusamo Nature Photo festival.
Lauri Kettunen is a Professor of Electromagnetic Theory by profession.
Hannu's Land of Happiness
In this program Hannu Hautala talks of his book "Land of Happiness" and
explains how the cover photo was taken. Hannu also explains what it takes to
work as a wildlife photographer and gives an idea of the many advantages
Kuusamo has to his work as a professional wildlife photographer. The length
of the program is about 15 minutes.
Colourscape of the Wilderness
The program is based on the live concert held in the Kuusamo Nature Photo
2005 festival in which Heikki Sarmanto improvised on a concert piano in
synchron to a video containing the photographs of Hannu Hautala's book
Colourscape. The length of the program is about 14 minutes.
In the Lap of Brown Nature
Lauri Kettunen and Hannu Hautala have together produced several TV-programs
for the Finnish Broadcasting Company FBC and channel FST5. "In the Lap of
Brown Nature" is an episod of the color theme and was completed 2005. The
program is based on wildlife footages of Finnish nature and on classical
music. Flute: Tommi Koivuniemi, Guitar: Osmo Palmu. The length of the
program is about 10 minutes.
This is the final episode of the short programs Lauri Kettunen and Hannu
Hautala produced to the Finnish Broadcasting Company, channel FST5. The
program tries to generate the same calm and relaxing state of mind one can
feel in the wilderness when the ordinary rush and pressure gets aside.
Flute: Tommi Koivuniemi, Guitar: Osmo Palmu. The length of the program is
about 10 minutes.