Tampere City Wedding

It is always a pleasure to photograph Tampere city wedding as it’s luxury to photograph weddings near home!

This particular wedding from last summer was so so beautiful. Everything starting from the bride getting ready to their first dance – pure beauty! It was really hard to limit the images to this blog post as there were so many great moments that I was able to capture. 

The wedding venue, Cumulus Pinja, was new to me as I hadn’t photographed any weddings there before but it really did surprise me in a positive way. The ceremony was held in the courtyard which was transformed to an intimate, English garden inspired ceremony place. It’s not a big place but a great choice for intimate weddings for couples that would like to have something a little bit different in the centre of the city.

Before the ceremony we took portraits at the Hatanpää arboretum which is always a good place with tremendous choices of places where to take portraits. I love that place!

The bride’s amazing bouquet was made by Helmivillakko which is one of the wedding vendors that I can highly recommend.

“May the way I look at you,

the way I speak with you,

and the way I treat you,

reflect the truth that…

I have loved you since forever.”

- Dr. Steve Maraboli


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Photographer Ireland

One of my definitely best experience so far regarding photography happened in Ireland last October when I attended the BEAUTEOUS WORKSHOPS BY PEARL & GODIVA #thestylingpilgrimage. I cannot even describe how wonderful it was to be able to experience such beauty and see how other so talented creative people worked.

I am not the same person after that experience. It just changed my way of seeing and observing. I was so inspired (and still I am!) after the workshop and already started to plan some great things for this year!

I highly recommend to take part in the Styling Pilgrimage by Pearl & Godiva if you have a chance. Those ladies just know what they are doing and they always create beauty! 

I am still learning to shoot on film (I guess you are never ready when it comes to photography) and trying to incorporate it more and more into my client sessions as well as personal projects. Can you spot below the images that were shot with my Contax 645?

This is part 1 of the Ireland photos. The second  and third ones come later.



“Come away o human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a faery, hand in hand.
For the world more full of weeping
than you can understand.”
- W.B. Yeats, “The Stolen Child”


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Production, Creative Direction & Styling: Pearl & Godiva | Photography: Erich McVey | Hair Stylist and Make Up Artist: Lora Kelley | Gowns: Bespoke Tulle and Lace Creation for Pearl & Godiva by Emily Riggs Bridal, White Veil by Emily Riggs | Jewellery: Kristin Hayes Jewelry |Florals: Honey of a Thousand Flowers, Sarah Winward | Model: Aisling at Morgan The Agency​ | Shot at Lisnavagh House and Gardens

  • February 24, 2015 - 8:54 pm

    amanda reid - These images are ridiculously amazing! What a fairy tale! This spread looks like it should be in the pages of vogue. Bravo!ReplyCancel

    • April 13, 2015 - 10:59 pm

      Petra - Thank you so much Amanda! You made me blush. :-)ReplyCancel

  • February 10, 2015 - 7:42 pm

    Arica - I want to throw my camera in the trash because these are THAT good. I love every single shot. The film look throughout makes me feel as though I’m looking through old photographs, and not scrolling through a blog. These are vouge worthy!ReplyCancel

    • February 10, 2015 - 10:27 pm

      Petra - Thank you so much Arica! I truly appreciate your words as I adore your images and the way you tell a story with photos!ReplyCancel

Year 2014 wedding favorites

 

I’m off to a vacation and shooting in Thailand soon but before that I’ve gathered my favorite moments in images from last year’s weddings and couple sessions. I hope you’ll enjoy my wedding favorites of year 2014.

Thank you so much my always beautiful and amazing clients! It was a very good year but I am sure that this year is going to be even better…I am pretty sure about it already.

Enjoy your start of the year 2015! Let it be joyful and full of emotion!

 

 “To get the full value of joy

you must have someone

to divide it with.”

- Mark Twain

  • January 6, 2015 - 1:31 pm

    Abbie - gorgeous moments you have collected, I hope 2015 is even better!ReplyCancel

    • January 25, 2015 - 10:52 am

      Petra - Thank you Abbie! I am pretty sure that this year is going to be even better!ReplyCancel

Male portrait

 

I love shooting weddings but I also like portrait sessions. It’s a great experience to have a young male in front of the camera as that does not happen so often. We had a great time even though these images might look a little bit sad and moody. I love how he looks like he is from old film noir and there’s some resemblance to James Dean also.

Shooting location was in Tampella area, Tampere.

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Wedding Lempäälä

 

I was there in a beautiful, beautiful June day when Riikka and Jani got married. Their wedding Lempäälä was relaxed, lots of good food, happy people and really great weather. We chose to take first look images and portraits before the ceremony but we also took some portraits after the reception. It is always a pleasure when the wedding couple gives a green light to several portrait sessions during their wedding day. Oh, how I miss my summer weddings already!

 

“For it was not into my ear you whispered,

but into my heart.

It was not my lips you kissed,

but my soul.”

- unknown

 

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