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In the mediterranean sea with my daughter and sun sparkles.
Olavi on my island with my Mamiya RZ67
Hold Your Breath: The Ice dive.
Watch our documentary on Netflix May 3rd 2022 onwards. It’s a story about my sister Johanna and I, our preparation for Johanna’s World Record dive under ice.
It took 3 years to film this, and now it’s ready! Directed by the legend Ian Derry, produced by Archer’s Mark.
Watch trailer here.
Cover photo in Red Bulletin Austria, March 2023.
Also inside all the different country versions a story of Johanna Nordblad, photos by me.
I shot for Monsoon Children in London three years in a row for their AW season campaign. Loved it!
I made it to the cover and pages of The Observer magazine!
Portraits with me are not too scary.
One of the bigger productions with my sister ice diver Johanna Nordblad was this short film, which was directed by Ian Derry, production and stills by me.
You can watch it here.
I met Renny Harlin for portraits.
Lifestyle work is one of my favourites. Here in beautiful light with these two, for Helsingin seurakunnat.
I made it to Oprah magazine! Full spread.
This was a lovely day with Kaivokukka Kamppi.
Big vs Small film, one of the nice projects we have been involved with my sister ice diver Johanna Nordblad. I took the stills in Finland and in Portugal.
Portrait of my sister freediver Johanna Nordblad. One image of this set is on the outside wall of Birgitta Hernesaari cafe in Helsinki. They wanted her to look like a Charlie’s Angel. I think we made it happen.
The loveliest 3 days taking stills for Visit Finland in Vaasa archipelago.
Sade at my studio with my Mamiya RZ67 and Kodak Portra 400. This image was chosen to Carmencita Film Lab’s beautiful book “Best of the Year 2022” which is very nice :).
I made it to Vogue Portugal! 6 full spreads.
Product shots for Saima Helsinki.
In the warm Mediterranean sea.
Portraits at the pool with Joana Andrade, big wave surfer. For the film Big vs. Small.
I went to France with my sister Johanna. Rough seas but oh so beautiful pictures I got from there.
For Business Finland.
Summer pics for Torni hotel in Helsinki.
With Piritta Hagman on an autumn evening.
In Helsinki sea.
For Fish and Kids with my Mamiya RZ67 film camera and Sade. Forest afternoon.
Dancers for a tv show.
I met Gordon Ramsay with my sister Johanna. She took Gordon, Gino and Fred for a swim and a dive under the ice.
Bookus Finland models in my studio.
Meet my daughter. Amazing girl. Water temperature 11 degrees. This editorial set was done for Tangereene Magazine in London. Style by Helena Taylor, clothing by Samuji, Fish and Kids, We are the new society.
Food shoot outdoors with Radisson Plaza.
For Kämp Collection Hotels.
Fish and Kids pics in Paris.
Johanna Nordblad training for her World Record dive, 103 metres under the ice in a swimsuit. I hopped in from one of the safety holes and took this pic of her when she swam past.
Johanna and I have shot underwater for various clothing labels during the past couple of years. The best days together.
Clothing shoot with my daughter, style Pia Hollo.
Product shots for Jungle Juice Bar.
We were filming with France tv3. They wanted footage of me taking pics of Johanna under the ice in a dress.
Olavi with my Mamiya RZ67
For Helsingin Seurakunnat.
In warm Mediterranean sea.
I met Sasha Huber for portraits.
Joana Andrade, big wave surfer in Ericeira, Portugal. For Big vs. Small film.
Food shoot for Sokos Hotel Helsinki.
Johanna Nordblad for Mako swimsuits.
Summer days with Birgitta Hernesaari.
Under the ice with my camera and my sister Johanna.
Musician Anni Pohto portraits in the sea.
Enja on a summer afternoon with my Mamiya RZ67.
Portraits in the studio.
Underwater product shoot for Saaren Taika.
One of my favourite things – photographing kids!
We call this the “VOGUE shot” with my sister. One of the underwater clothing shoots we have done in the past couple of years.
The triangle. When filming Johanna under the ice short film.
For Fish and Kids.
This underwater photo was picked to be in the cover of novel H2O.
For Prawno Apparel.
A nice three day shoot on the ferries of Viking Line.
When I come and shoot lifestyle I try to immerse myself in what is happening around me. This was one of the loveliest days with Birgitta Hernesaari.