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
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.
Hope you've all had lovely days with your families whatever your own beliefs are! Sending only the best possible wishes for the coming spring from my family to yours!
Hope you're all enjoying the long weekend! We'll be spending part of ours planning for our summer road trip back to the UK in July. In the past we've driven from Finland to the UK with the girls at very young ages, and the dog, and we've camped too. Just to make it even more… Continue reading Getting ready to road trip
Today was Virpomispäivä or Palm Sunday to the rest of the world. Here in Finland children decorate sticks with brightly coloured feathers and tissue paper and dress up like witches. They go door to door saying a poem offering spring blessings and then exchange the sticks with the home owner for candy. Not a bad… Continue reading Easter Witches
Over at my Etsy shop I design and sell tools aimed at photographers but that can be used by anyone with knowledge of Photoshop. I've got some gorgeous Easter word art that looks awesome over photos of your own little 'Easter Bunnies'. And to celebrate the return of Spring and the approach of Easter, I'd… Continue reading Easter Word Art ~ Discount Code
I just realised as we prepare for Earth Hour tonight and to turn the clocks forwards that it's April next weekend! April!! How is that possible?!? As scary as it is that the year is going by so quickly that does mean Spring is on it's way and with it all kinds of exciting family… Continue reading Spring is coming! Graduate offer!
So you want to know what a mini session is, right? Of course you do! That's why you're reading this post. In short, a mini session is essentially an shortened standard photography session and as such there are a few easy ways you can make sure you get the most out of your time in… Continue reading What is a mini session? ~ Jo Jackson Photography