Portrait Photographer of the Year 2016 announced 21st of February and my serie got 3rd place in overall. My photo ”Olen suomalainen” (I’m Finnish) got bronze award in children’s serie and ”Torn” got honorable mention in portraits. Lue loppuun
This is my second image of my new series called “Torn”. My first image and the technique I used creating these images got a lot of attention via SLRLounge blog so I started doing a series with the same style. Lue loppuun
So there I stood with my newly created art, eager to show the world what I created.
It is competition season. There are many different image competitions coming up by the end of the year, so I decided to create something unique and push myself to break my usual boundaries when it comes creating and retouching images. Lue loppuun
African musician Jalimadi visited in our studio last week and Lue loppuun
Last weekend was Federation of Professional Photographer’s QEP and MQEP judging session in Derby, UK. The Qualified European Photographer (QEP) qualification aims to recognise and reward excellence in European Professional Photographers. It is designed to complement national awards systems and has created a Europe-wide network of more than 400 certified experts who share a passion and talent for professional photography. Lue loppuun
Now you can see my final school portfolio. I showed this yesterday in Institute Of Visual Communications and jury was gratified.
So, my new qualification is Further Qualification in Photography. Lue loppuun
We were really early birds last Saturday.. Clock was 6.10 am when we drove to Matilda Bay. Lue loppuun
My friend, Anni, needed a new professional profile pictures so that was our Tuesdays mission! Anni is also a photographer (her website is here) and it’s always exciting to take pictures of colleague. We went in Kings Park and there was that amazing HUGE tree! Tree’s roots reminds me like an octopus.. Weird and beautiful at the same time, that inspired me a lot! Lue loppuun
A pictures is worth a thousand words. I think black and white pictures worth a million words.. Lue loppuun