Yesterday was Evie's last day at daycare for the summer. Ordinarily this would be met with whoops and cheers and unending questions about when will we be going to the beach? Can she go swimming today already? If it's the holidays, that means we can have ice cream before dinner, right? But yesterday, in the… Continue reading The days are long, but the years are short
Last weekend I met up with our giveaway winner, Marjo, and her family at Koitelinkoski for their photoshoot. It was a gorgeously sunny day and they were so much fun to photograph. The best thing about a family photoshoot is that you and your family get to have a fun day out and I just… Continue reading Family photoshoot at Koitelinkoski
Calling all mums in Oulu and York!! Last year 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 approaches I'm sure there are… Continue reading Photography Workshops for Mums
My family and I will be in the UK for the last 3 weeks of July, I will naturally be bringing my camera with me and if you'd like to schedule a session for you and your partner, or your family or friends just get in touch! We can have fun at the seaside, at the… Continue reading UK Summer Sessions
The girls had their last lesson of the year yesterday ahead of their ballet school's performance of Don Quixote in a fortnight. They had 'open doors' too so we got to see them in action. I love how much joy is on Rosie's face whatever she's doing and how focused Evie is.
Last weekend we went to the Winter Village (Talvikylä) at Nallikari with the girls. It was so much fun! Reindeer, huskies, snowmobiles, snowboarding, just about every kind of sledging you can imagine and campfires perfect for cooking sausages over. I love days out like these where I can get happily carried away with my camera… Continue reading Winter Fun ~ Jo Jackson Photography
Still looking for a last minute gift idea?Over at Fine Art America I have a limited number of 8" x 10" canvas prints of my 'Sunrise in Syöte' available at a special price! Only valid until Friday 23rd December and only a limited number of canvases are available!Don't forget gift vouchers also make awesome gifts… Continue reading Special Offer – Canvas Prints
Today is small business Saturday - a day to emphasise the importance of working with and buying from small businesses - and as such I want to thank everyone who has booked sessions or weddings with me this year.It really does mean a lot to my little family and I. <3I can promise you that every… Continue reading Small Business Saturday
"Remember, remember, the 5th of November,Gunpowder, treason and plot..."Having grown up in York I have no excuse to forget Guy Fawkes' Night. He was born in the city in 1570, in the building next door to where my parents used to work- and haunted it too so the stories say!Here in Finland there are no… Continue reading Bonfire Night ~ Family photography, Oulu, Finland
I love Halloween! I might be one of my favourite holidays.As a family we have a few little traditions we always do at this time of year and one of the most fun has to be our annual pumpkin carving!