Behind the Scenes

DIY Project: My Vintage Camera Slideshow Creation


Alternate title: Finally, a practical use for a smartwatch! Last fall, in preparation for a wedding fair for my wedding photography business in Helsinki, I wanted to create something out-of-the-ordinary that would attract attention to my booth. A friend of mine suggested a type of vintage camera that visitors could look through. Vintage camera with a mini […]

Bringing a Fairy Tale to Life: Creating a Convincing Composite Image


Alternate title: How to find legally usable images through Google image search. In my mind, the process of creating a compelling composite image is as close to painting as a photographer can get: it allows you to create almost purely from imagination, not being constricted by physical locations as with traditional photography. Last summer, I had a shoot with a […]

Behind the Scenes: Shooting the Lexus NX for Lexus Finland


I recently shot a series of pictures for Lexus Finland as part of their #LexusYoungCreatives campaign. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look into the process and some of the unedited pictures. The idea behind the shoot was to showcase the new Lexus NX in a variety of beautiful Finnish landscapes. My goal was to give the images a sense of adventure […]

My wedding photo went viral, and this is what I learned


One morning last December, I woke up and noticed that a dream of mine came true: I had taken a picture that went viral. A picture I took at a friend’s wedding had been shared by UNILAD on Facebook with the caption “Best wedding photo ever.” It had over 300,000 likes and was gaining hundreds by the minute.