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Tiina Niskanen
Attended University of Helsinki
Lives in Espoo, Finland
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Finally remembered to register my temporary #museum card :)

An unlimited access to over 200 #museums for only 54 euros per year sounds like a #bargain to me.

#museot #Finland
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2015 / 10 / 29. WARBY PARKER. I have done a mural for the San Diego store of Warby Parker! thanks to Matt Singer. csgsrrvusaqt3p9.jpg. 2015 / 10 / 23. JUXTAPOZ. thank you to Juxtapoz magazine for inviting me to guest clerk at their amazing Newsstand in the middle of Time Square!
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Ceiling paintings in #Espoo #Cathedral on All Saints' Day 31.10.2015

#Finland #church #ceiling #painting #NEX6 #SOOC
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Administrative work (Metropolia), Social Media, Community Management & Content Curation (Summer Photos), self-studies (eg Google's Digital Analytics Fundamentals)
social media, languages (mainly Finnish, English and Swedish, little German and Chinese), photography (hobbyist)
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Espoo, Finland
Espoo - Helsinki - Stockholm
Education (OER, MOOC), administration, social media (SMO), photography (CC) - development, openness, agile.
If you only wish to follow my photo stream, check the +Tiina M Niskanen Photography page. 

Ready made photo products like cards, prints, canvases, phonecases and phoneskins - see my Society6 , Redbubble , Fine Art America and Crated. profiles. Originator, curator and Community Manager of the +Weekly Photo Project 2013 , +Summer Photos  and +Metropolia Career Services (launched 21.12.2012, 6.6.2012 and 8.11.2011 respectively).  

Interested in: 
- social media as means and phenomen 
- empowerment, citizen activism, local democracy 
- open educational resources (OER), open courseware (OCW), open data, open government, open licencing (use "CC BY" for own photos) 
- sustainable development, slow life, downshifting, work-life balance 
- different art forms (currently especially photography) 

After purchasing my first smartphone summer 2011 (second hand Nexus One) I've taken an increasing amount of visual memories - mostly in passing and in a hurry without a tripod. In February 2013 a friend of mine lent me a Pentax K100, which I try to practice with. In January 2014 I changed my mobile for a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, in August 2014 I bought a 2nd hand NEX-6. 

There seems to be more than just the weight of the gear and technical issues at hand that hinder me: adopting the identity of a "real" shooter instead of a "mere" androidographer. 

From January 2013 I've revived again my interest in music and started to build playlists in YouTube. 

Blog posts:
2012-10-19 Feedback and openness make crowdsourcing more effective - case Google+
2012-9-29  Running for elections? Best name for candidate's social media channel - 7 things to consider
2012-7-23  Personal branding or living off the grid?
2012-7-19  Copyright And Pinterest - A Lesson Learned 
2012-7-9    Crowdcurating Summer Photos In Google+
2012-4-12 Google+: Trying Out The New Layout 
2012-1-5    Share photos, get Google+ followers! 
2011-12-31 Where and how I share photos 
 2011-11-9  Google+ vs. Facebook pages - who's got the initiative? 
2011-7-17  Google+ Circles - Talking vs. Listening Slides
2013-6-4  Career Services and Social Media
Bragging rights
As a non-public figure got over 1 000 new followers in less than a fortnight (23.12.2011 - 3.1.2012) in Google+ - due to snapshots posted with Daily Photography Themes hashtags, I thought at the time. After I got over 11 000 new followers during 12.4.-30.5.2013 without any change in my G+ behaviour, I wondered if that was the case after all. If the raise is just due to changes in the algorithm for the suggested users list (SUL), there's really nothing to brag about :)
  • University of Helsinki
    Social Psychology, 1989 - 1997
    Social Psychology, Sociology, Nordic languages, Practical Philosophy
  • Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
    Social Media, 2011 - 2011
    Social Media course 9-11/2011 organized by Metropolia and Yle (Finland's national public service broadcasting company).
  • Google Analytics Academy
    Digital Analytics Fundamentals, 2013 - 2013
    Basic course in 10/2013
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