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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

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Hailuoto for Midsummer

As has become something of a tradition for my family, we headed across to the island of Hailuoto to mark Midsummer. While it was the sunniest day we've had for a little while, it wasn't the warmest weather we've ever known. We did brave the sea, the girls and I, for a swim but the… Continue reading Hailuoto for Midsummer

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Joonatan is 1

  Last summer I took some photos of this handsome little chap when he was only a few weeks old and a few weeks back I took some new shots of him on the eve of his 1st birthday. He had a whale of a time showing me some of his favourite toys while his… Continue reading Joonatan is 1

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Family photoshoot at Koitelinkoski

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

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Forest fairies ~ Children’s photography, Finland and Yorkshire

Seeing as we were heading into the 'wild' for the weekend it seemed appropriate to take along their fairy dresses and see if we couldn't manage a mini fairy photoshoot over the course of our trip.Luckily for us the sun was shining, the girls weren't too blueberry stained and there were plenty of pretty places for… Continue reading Forest fairies ~ Children’s photography, Finland and Yorkshire

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Garden Fairies – Children’s photography, Oulu and Yorkshire

I've had an idea in my head for a themed photoshoot to do with the girls for months. It was born out of discovering old bridesmaids dresses in the wardrobe and having a glimmer of inspiration.Two boxes of dye, some floral headbands and a trip to Scotland later...and I have taken what I think are… Continue reading Garden Fairies – Children’s photography, Oulu and Yorkshire

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Eddie and Ellen – Family Photography, Oulu

Before we came to the UK for our summer trip I got to photograph two adorable little people to mark their birthdays, brother and sister Eddie and Ellen who turned 2 and 1 respectively. I was lucky enough to photograph Eddie's first birthday photos too - which was so much fun - and the pair… Continue reading Eddie and Ellen – Family Photography, Oulu

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Pretty Ponies ~ Family photographer, Oulu

To say that today was a very exciting day in the Jackson household would be something of an understatement. Evie and Rosie were going to ride ponies for the first time!My dear friend Marika, whose son's graduation I photographed last weekend, organised today as a birthday present for Evie - and she was thrilled, let… Continue reading Pretty Ponies ~ Family photographer, Oulu