Christoffer Relander photographs the disappearing neon signs of Hong Kong

Christoffer Relander
Expressive signs and colorful landscapes melt together in this surreal and fascinating double exposure. (Image credit: Christoffer Relander)

Whilst I was doing my duty in the Finnish marines, I was chosen as a photographer for a magazine that was published by fellow marines. This was surprising to me as I’d only spent two weeks at design and art school! Turns out, I just so happened to be the closest they could get to a photographer at that moment in time…

After just a few months of shooting, I realized that photographs do not necessarily have to just be taken, but they can also be created. This was the real turning point for me, it was when I knew that I wanted to become a photographer! When I finished my duty in 2009 I sold my car and bought my first full-frame DSLR kit. It was a Nikon D700 along with some prime lenses. 

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Adam Waring

Adam has been the editor of N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine for almost 12 years, and as such is one of Digital Camera World's leading experts when it comes to all things Nikon-related. 

Whether it’s reviews and hands-on tests of the latest Nikon cameras and lenses, sharing his skills using filters, tripods, lighting, L brackets and other photography equipment, or trading tips and techniques on shooting landscapes, wildlife and almost any genre of photography, Adam is always on hand to provide his insights. 

Prior to his tenure on N-Photo, Adam was also a veteran of publications such as PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, so his wealth of photographic knowledge isn’t solely limited to the Big N.