Dec 27, 2013


A game character with frosty hair. This was the third part of our photoshoot with Han back in Japan.

Photos: Esa Naukkarinen
Model: Han
Make up: Linn Eriksson


I really miss that studio at KIT and all my friends and Linn helping me with the photoshoots and so on :) I still have some material unshown from Japan, but soon I'll also share some new photos taken here in Finland. 

Dec 24, 2013

Merry Christmas!

Hyvää Joulua kaikille!

Happy holidays to everyone! It's time to eat and sleep, eat and sleep and after that to watch many movies and relax before starting the next tasks ahead of us. Enjoy~

Dec 22, 2013

Yooka in Finland

Our good friend Yooka came to visit us here in Finland. After spending one year together in Japan, having her here was such a pleasure! In only five days we did a alot. Helsinki, Espoo, Porvoo and Lahti. Cafés, homes, home parties and a bit sightseeing. It was like a small "kyoto reunion" with me, Yooka, Johannes, Nina, Tuuli and Milla.

Unfortunately I didn't take that many photos, but here are at least some :)

At my auntie's atelje.

With many cameras.

Redder's gig at Helsinki.

Redder's gig at Helsinki.

Redder's gig at Helsinki.

We spent the only snowy day at Porvoo.

Yooka and Johannes at the Porvoo church.

And the church from inside.

Strolling around the old town.

Nov 21, 2013


Photoshoot with Han, part 1

Photos: Esa Naukkarinen
Model: Han
make up : Linn Eriksson

Slowly slowly I'm getting old photoshoots shared with you all.
Thank you Han and Linn for a great day!

Nov 5, 2013

Photoshoot with Mew

I have so many photoshoots from Japan yet to be shared with you all! This time it's all about my friend Mew from Thailand. This photoshoot was a lot of fun since I didn't only have Mew there but also Linn and Nina came to help around. We played with a cool, big plate of brass, baby's kimono and some pearls. These photos are funny since they are almost the opposite of Mew's happy, always smily and sweet personality :)

Photos and concepts: Esa Naukkarinen
Model: Mew
Make up Linn Eriksson

It was great to have Linn doing the make up! She also helped me a lot with the photoshoots for my next exhibition, but more about that later.

Oct 6, 2013

Back in Lahti

Back in my old place. While staying in Japan I had some friends living in this flat and this way I was able to return here. Although I really like this room, I wanted to change it a bit and painted the bed area gray. Also the "photo cloud" is now filled with some prints of photos I took in Japan.

I'm still missing my tv and some other things but slowly the place is starting to feel like home again.

Oct 1, 2013

End of an Era

Now I've been in Finland for one month but still my mind wonders around the streets of Kyoto. I haven't wanted to post anything here for a while since it only highlights the fact that I'm not in Japan anymore. And thats not a happy thought...

The year I could spent there was way too uplifting to write down in words, so I'll just share some photos of my farewall party and the people I now can call my dear great friends! I hope to meet you again as soon as possible! (And all the friends that couln't come to Sarasa too:)

Me, Tatti, Kan and Tomoyama.

Linn and me with the best mango ginger ales ever! Linn du är bäst!

The always happy Lien and Ryosuke.

The awsome Kazuya and Tao.

Taiki, Keita, Koka, Orika and me. I was so super happy to be able to meet Koka and Orika before leaving!

Lien, the greatest Phu, Go, me and Ryosuke.

Fon and Mew aka T(ha)igers, The sunshines of every single day!

It was kind of difficult to fit in, but more the merrier!
Masa, Mercè, Tomoyama, Linn, Kazu, Oteki, Tao, Go,Phu, Lien, Ryosuke, Fon, Chanti, Rici, Yooka, Mew, Dan, and me.

Linn and Kazuya. Both of you, just come to Finland!

Lien. A face I hoped I had time to take studiophotos of :)

Mew and Tao. How I want to just have our random chats in our lab.

Dan and Chanti. We did many great trips, great chats, great everything! I want to see you soon!

Yooka and Mew. Let's not even go there. THANK YOU!

The happiest Masa and Go. You made our lab feel more like home. I hope to see you soon!

Korean style. Yooka and Rici. I hope to meet you again soon!

Oteki the cool and Kazuya. You have such a personalities! I just want to hang out with you two!


Fon and Chanti. You are great! And Fon. Thank you so much for taking photos in the party! (Most of these photos are taken by her, thank you thank you thank you)

Fon, Mercè, Lien, Mew and me. I just keep repeating. You are great!

Mercè, I'm so happy you joined us and managed to fit in so easily.

Me, Mercè and Fon. Same for you Fon. You fitted in so well and it is a bit unfair that I have one more person to miss.

What would life be without all the blessings? Luckily we don't have to find out :) I luv ya all!