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With Lisa in Sankeien Gardens

With Lisa in Sankeien Gardens

The spring was in the air, flowers and trees were starting to bloom, temperatures were rising - time for an outing to the all-year-long beautiful Yokohama Sankeien Gardens. This time it was with my dear friend Lisa. Her outfit matched the color scheme of an early spring garden perfectly and our fooling around resulted in an impromptu portrait session. ・Sankeien Gardens, Yokohama ・2019/03/20 UK Lanc

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Newborn Leo

Newborn Leo

Photographing freshly born Leo was my first experience with the newborn photography. It's very different from all the other work I have done so far and I was glad that after doing a maternity session with Haruna, she and her family gave me the opportunity to take also pictures of their new family member. Although it was quite challenging, like everything new, it's definitely a type of photo shoot I would like to do

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Olivia's Graduation Portraits

Olivia’s Graduation Portraits

Olivia's parents live in Japan and she studies last year in a university in the US. So when she visited her parents this winter, they asked me to take her portraits for the graduation announcements which will be sent out in May after she passes all her final exams. I call it a total trust in daughter's academic abilities :-) Again, it was freezing cold but Olivia was willing to pose only in her light sweater and a s

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The Incredible Teilers

The Incredible Teilers

This was a real fun photo shoot! The Teilers spent more than two years in Japan and this was the last opportunity to capture the family portraits here. On a very cold January afternoon, with a freezing wind blowing they had to move constantly to get warm. So they were dancing, running, chasing each other and being just playful and silly. The cold was a price to pay for the clear view of Yokohama skyline and the colo

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Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

Yes, that what Malin is - the Femme Fatale. Beautiful, strong, brave and very creative Malin, my friend who looks just gorgeous in real life as well as on the photographs. We did this photo shoot at my home in the dining room, with a bit of wine and lots of laughs. It was a great and deep experience for me. For the first time I tried nude photography which unfortunately I can't show but it was a sweet surprise for Ma

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Christmas with Passi Family

Christmas with Passi Family

My regular clients, a family with four incredibly cute daughters, asked me to take their Christmas portraits. The weather in Japan is quite warm even in December, so there was no way we would have crisp, white snow background. But the beautifully decorated Christmas tree, the presents and girls' outfits created the festive atmosphere well enough. I tried to add some more with the see through fairy lights foreground

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Indoor Maternity Session with Haruna

Indoor Maternity Session with Haruna

Maternity photo sessions are a special kind of portrait photography. There hasn't been much of opportunities for me to take such pictures so far. Only once before I did a photo shoot with my pregnant friend in a park with lots of sakura around. This time, in the middle of December, that was a totally different setting. When Haruna addressed me with her request, I knew there will be a lot of new things for me to lear

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Flint Family

Flint Family

Many families are asking me to take their pictures right before they leave Japan. The Flints wanted to have the photo shoot at very typical Yokohama setting, so we chose Yamashita Park and nearby Oosanbashi pier, so we can have the Yokohama panorama in the background. The soft light of approaching sunset made a wonderful atmosphere and I think the pictures turned out very well. ・2018/12/01 ・Yamashita Park, Oosan

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Before Saying Good-bye

Before Saying Good-bye

Living in an international community, one has to get used to saying good-bye a lot. Before my friend Blanca left Japan, we headed to one of the most charming places in Yokohama, to the Sankeien gardens for her last photo shoot. She came all dressed in Japanese style, wearing yukata, geta sandals and her usual big smile on her face. It was a weekday, so the garden, normally full with people, was nearly all only for us

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Milai in Zushi

Milai in Zushi

It's always a nice experience to do a photo shoot with Milai. She is an inspiring model, smart, gentle and fun. For this session we went to Zushi, did some outdoor and also indoor pictures and waited for night to come to do most pictures using fairy lights as the only light source. It was a new thing for me, quite difficult to get everything in focus but Milai was extremely patient and we got some nice shots. ・

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