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
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!
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
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
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!
Today was the day I know my whole family has been dreading for several months now. Today marks a year since my darling Dad left us.It's been hard, so hard, and I know the pain never truly goes away when we have to say goodbye to loved ones.Tonight we lit lanterns and the girls picked… Continue reading Anniversary ~ Jo Jackson Photography
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