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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

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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!

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Time flies

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

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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

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Where does the time go?

Somehow my firstborn has gone from being all cuddles and curls to being tall and tweenaged. She's still giggly and gorgeous and will always be my little girl but taking these photos for the 10th birthday really shows just how fast they grow up and how important it is to take photos and capture memories… Continue reading Where does the time go?

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Fun at the park

Last weekend I had a lovely afternoon with the families chosen from the model call. The weather was cool but bright which gave our photos a fantastic autumnal feel. We spent an hour in Ainola Park here in Oulu and, as you can see, all you need for a fabulous photo session is a family… Continue reading Fun at the park

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Venla and Frida ~ Family Photography, Oulu

A few weeks ago I met up with Venla, Frida and their lovely Mummy to have an evening photoshoot near the river. We had sunshine, bubbles and so many smiles. Venla was a bundle of energy and Frida was insanely cute. What I love about these sorts of shoots is how much fun everyone has… Continue reading Venla and Frida ~ Family Photography, Oulu

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How to prepare for your awesome autumn family photo shoot!

Yesterday I gave some advice about taking the pain out of your family photo session. Today I'd like to give a few pointers for making the most out of an autumn family shoot. Autumn is one of the  most popular times of the year for arranging portrait sessions and it's easy to understand why. After… Continue reading How to prepare for your awesome autumn family photo shoot!

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Top tips for a painless family photo shoot

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

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Family photography in Epping Forest

It's been a hectic few months but I finally have some time to catch you up on my adventures with my camera over the summer. While we were in the UK I got to catch up with an old friend, her partner and their adorable daughter. We met up in Epping Forest, outside London, and… Continue reading Family photography in Epping Forest