3rd place at Portrait Photographer of the Year 2016-competition

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


Torn – Re-editing my favorite picture

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

QEP – Qualified European Photographer

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

Portraits in Perth

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