I'm not going to lie. In pretty much every family photoshoot I've ever had there's been a moment where one (if not all) of the children involved give up and lose interest in what's going on. I try to reassure the parents, who look naturally concerned when their children are frowning at me and my… Continue reading Top tips for a painless family photo shoot
Family Campfire Sessions – Oulu, Finland
This year I'll be offering a limited number of special mini sessions for families (up to 5 people) with an awesome campfire theme at a gorgeous outdoor location in the Oulu area. Perfect to use for Christmas cards or as gifts for grandparents. I'll provide the flames, a tent, blankets for snuggling as well as… Continue reading Family Campfire Sessions – Oulu, Finland
‘Pop up’ studio @ Design Market Oulu JOULU 4.12 & 5.12
This weekend you can find me at the Design Market Oulu Christmas event. I'll have a red and white themed setup, ideal for festive family portraits that are perfect to print as Christmas cards or to send as electronic greetings to loved ones around the world. You will also be able to buy gift cards… Continue reading ‘Pop up’ studio @ Design Market Oulu JOULU 4.12 & 5.12
Filiz + Roope | Couples photography, Oulu
Last weekend I met up with an old friend and her husband for some sunny photos. It was lovely to wander around and catch up while also being able to capture some photos of the two of them at Kuusisaari. It's a gorgeous location and is perfect for family sessions and the more romantic ones.
Photography Workshops for Mums
Calling all mums in Oulu!! A few years ago I launched my first ever workshop designed for mums who wanted to take better photos of their families by helping them understand their DSLR cameras and by helping them to approach family photography in a relatable and fun way. As the summer is here I'm sure… Continue reading Photography Workshops for Mums
Win a FREE family photo shoot!
Today the sun is shining, it's lovely and warm outside and I have to say all that sunshine has put me in the mood for a fabulous photography giveaway! Would you like to win a free family photo shoot worth more than €150 for you and your family? Of course you would! In order to… Continue reading Win a FREE family photo shoot!
All of a sudden we're here again and another year has passed. My eldest is now 11 and the preparation for her mini birthday shoot included debating between pairs of earrings and trying to find a hairstyle that would allow her 'dyed hair' to show. Something that never would have happened a year ago. She… Continue reading Time flies
Photo Book Projects
Summer is here and I (along with a lot of people) are looking forward to our holiday time and the chance to take photos of our adventures together as a family. The arrival of the summer break usually signals that I should clear out my laptop, back up my images to my hard drives and… Continue reading Photo Book Projects
Love Stories 2021 – MODEL CALL
A few years ago I put out a model call for couples who'd like to come and share their own personal love story with me and have some couples photos taken at the same time. They were among some of the most fun shoots I've been lucky enough to take part in. We had couples… Continue reading Love Stories 2021 – MODEL CALL
Finding balance – commercial photography
As it is Small Business Saturday, I wanted to highlight a new venture that I've been working with. A couple of weeks ago I was asked to take some commercial photos for a local osteopath and beauty team as the lovely ladies at Beauty Inn and Osteopath Balanssi have just moved to new premises in… Continue reading Finding balance – commercial photography