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Family sessions

Family session with me is a wonderful, unscripted and organic experience.

It’s all about artistically documenting who you are and uncovering your family’s story in it’s unscripted and unstaged beauty. How your daughter sticks out the tip of her tongue when she is concentrating on something. How your baby doesn’t have knee-caps (you won’t even notice… one day BAM! knee caps are there). How your dog sneaks out on  the kids to steal their food. How you are feeding the baby and the older sibling runs around making faces, trying to get his share of attention. Those tiny things that make your family unique.

I will not say “cheese”. Not “muikku” either. Instead I will encourage you NOT to look at the camera.

I will not tell you where to stand or what to wear. Instead, I will encourage you to let your kids dress themselves and be goofy.

I will not ask you to clean up. Instead, I will focus my lens and attention on capturing the real story of the wonderful family you are.

Depending on what you want to capture, you can choose between the three types of documentary sessions. They differ in how long they are, what products are available and how many locations you can include.

Snippet of Life

A budget option, celebrating life’s smallest moments. “Forever is composed of nows”. Choose this session for documenting those mommy and baby days of maternity leave, kids’ developmental milestones, short family activities….

60 minutes
1 location
Your story compiled as a photo essay in a 20 page soft cover book
You can purchase additional prints when viewing your gallery.

€400

Lluvia and Gael

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.”View full post »

Breastfeeding, naturally

Bella is 16 months old. Her favorite word is “vauva” (baby), but the first word she ever said was “View full post »

Milky sleep

Second duo in my “Milk for toddlers” project. Hilma just turned one year few weeks ago. Toddlers are reallyView full post »

Slice of Life

Choose this session to document a longer story. Perfect for bringing the new baby home, birthday parties, picnics, short adventures, holiday trips….

2 hours
1 location
Your story in a custom-designed hard-cover, layflat 20 page album
You can purchase additional prints and wall art when viewing your gallery.

€720

Meatball soup

I agreed with Lluvia that we will meet for the Day in Life session as early as possible on a Saturday morning. Kind ofView full post »

Scenic route of parenting

I read somewhere that having a child with the extra chromosome 21 is like taking the scenic route of parenting. YouView full post »

Roughhousing | G. family

So we started this morning with the aim of shooting few pictures of Veera’s beautiful belly. Turned out not to beView full post »

Day in Life

Documenting your life in more depth. Select multiple activities, two or more locations….  Perfect for families who are facing bigger changes in their life, like moving from their current home.
Four hours
Two locations
Your story in a custom-designed hard-cover, layflat 40 page album
Possibility to purchase additional prints and wall art when viewing your gallery.

€1100

And baby makes five

I think this worry hits every parent expecting their second baby. Do I have enough love? Will I have to subtract loveView full post »

Kaapelitehdas | storytelling family session | perhekuvaus Helsinki

“Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, wheneverView full post »

D. family day in life | perhekuvaus

These are some of my favorite people in the world. A French-Finnish family living in Helsinki. This photoshoot documentsView full post »

Contact me to book your session.

Have camera- will travel :) If you love my work and would like me to capture your family, but don’t live in Finland- contact me for a custom quote. I have a few options available if you are in Europe.

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