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Leila
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Artist // Professional // Photography
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My Bio
Current Residence: Helsinki, Finland
Favourite photographer: Frans Lanting
Personal Quote: It would be so nice if something made sense for a change

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Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett, John le Carré
Tools of the Trade
EOS 1V, EOS 5D

A Glimpse of Kenya

A Glimpse of Kenya

Despite some inactivity in dA, things have proceeded for me in the field of photography. I completed the New York Institute of Photography Professional Photography course. And I have arranged my first photo exhibition: A Glimpse of Kenya Organizing a photo exhibition has been on my to do list for pretty much forever. But life trundles on and time waits for no one, and I never managed to kick myself in the butt and get something done about it. The kick finally came, actually from my mother, and in about 1,5 weeks: hey presto, photo exhibition! The exhibition has generated a lot of interest, and I'm hoping it will help me move further into the

NYIP

NYIP

Well, I finally came to a phase in photography that I don't seem to be developing anymore. In fact, I seem to be making a lot of very basic mistakes and I'm worried that I'm regressing. So, I decided that it might be time to get outside help and enrolled in the New York Institute of Photography's Professional Photographer programme. Since I've somehow managed to cram my calendar full to the brim, I haven't gotten off to a very good start with the programme. But the first three courses are done and as soon as I get the fourth one done then I can do my first test. Even better than that, though, is that I took the first photo for my first photo

Feeling good

Feeling good

I recently came back from a trip to Beijing (as one might guess from the submitted photos) and I feel brilliant. Why? Largely because of the photos. For the first time in a looooong time, I felt really motivated and inspired to take photos and for the most part they turned out pretty damn good, even if I say so myself. Feeling good, yes indeed. Hoping it lasts, hell yeah.

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Moikka Leila!
Hienoja kuvia on. Alkaa matkaa tehdä mieli buukata ;)
terkuin
Tony 
Hi Leila. I am a friend of your sister, Mina. I just wanted to drop by and say hi, I will be looking at your gallery soon. Ciao
You have nice eyes :)
LadyCarnal Photographer
Nice gallery :)
ImprovidentScionHobbyist Photographer
Definitely :+devwatch:ing you. My favourite is the 'Muay Thai' shot.
its really too bad you live in finland. . . i would love to take a portrait of you.
lmojtahediProfessional Photographer
That's easily fixed, just fly over here for a photo shoot ;)