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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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The days are long, but the years are short

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

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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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Win a FREE family photo shoot!

Today the sun was shining, it wasn't snowing (which given the weather here this week was something of a miracle!) and we're at the start of the long Vappu weekend! And I have to say all that sunshine put me in the mood for a fabulous photography giveaway! Would you like to win a free… Continue reading Win a FREE family photo shoot!

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Photography Workshops for Mums

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

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Winter Fun ~ Jo Jackson Photography

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

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Small Business Saturday

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

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Bonfire Night ~ Family photography, Oulu, Finland

"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