Last autumn we went to one of my favorite outdoor portrait locations at Vantaankoski to take some autumn portraits together with Venla Mantere. It was almost raining but we managed…
Autumn in Finland can be beautiful with nature dressed in all that yellow, orange and red for a brief moment before leaves drop and dull gray darkness comes. I took the opportunity and had couple of quick photowalks to get some autumn portraits with yellowish and brownish backgrounds.
Feel free to like if you want to follow me via Facebook.
A while since the last blog post. I have been busy with various nice photoshoots and post processing lots of pics. I have also updated the www-pages and added lots of content…
Saturday morning and flu taking over, but nevertheless I woke up early and went outdoors despite the temperature being under zero degrees. The whole week forest and fields have been covered almost magic looking mist in the mornings when I have driven to work. I had a plan to go and take some misty scenery photos when Saturday arrives. Unfortunately there was no mist whatsoever so I had to improvise something else.
I had the pleasure to combine two of my passions, photography and tango, when I had a photoshoot together with multi-talents Timo & Marjo from Tangotheatre Kiukkarainen. It is always a joy to take photos of performing artists as they tend to have that photographic presence in their own skillset and do not need much guidance for that part. It leaves room for creativity.
I can be now found also from 500px. https://500px.com/JariForstadius
The jury nominating Sami Rievinen as the best portrait photographer of 2014 in Finland said that professionals do not take photos, they create those. This can be seen from the best studio portaits. On the other hand there is another trend of photography evolving around the street photography idea of seizing the perfect moment and timing without manipulating or staging the photo. Both approaches are worth of mastering, but it is also worth understanding how to combine these, i.e. how to seize the sudden opportunity to stage a good photo?
Just another casual Friday. She is pretending to be enjoying although she is almost asleep and barely notices that his playing is little tense due to the fact that his…