Category Archives: From My Heart

Life lessons disguised as photography lessons from Sam Abell

Recently I flew down to Los Angeles for a workshop with Sam Abell – a wise kind man who worked for National Geographic for many – many! – years. Even though the workshop was about developing your vision as a documentary photographer, I wrote a post on how some of the wisdoms he imparted can...

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Seven Finnish habits to adopt in 2019

Since Finnish independence day, on December 6th, I’ve been pondering over my Finnish-ness a bit more than usual. There are a few things that I used to do more of back home, while some have slowly gotten forgotten. It’s time for me to get back to them! So – I thought I would share some...

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Being a minimalist photographer in a maximalist industry

In the past six months I’ve thought about how excess things, experiences and relationships affect us – in our personal lives. I’ve used minimalism as a tool to make our home a relaxing, inviting space. But through that process I became aware of the fact that the industry I work in is quite maximalist. No...

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On meeting expectant parents where they are

Because I work with a lot of expectant parents (or they often are when they get in touch), I have thought about how I can better meet them where they are. When someone first inquires about a maternity or newborn session, I’m of course super excited! Not only is a huge change happening in their...

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