The Photographer

Nina Dodd has been working as a professional photographer since 1995.

She started her career as a press photographer and her photographs have been published in over 50 magazines, newspapers, books and other media publications. The topics have included documentaries, news, travel, food, sports, music, interiors, garden and life-style, to name a few.

Since the year 2000 she has also been providing numerous photo shoots for businesses and individual clients. The business shoots have included company events, product photography, interior photography and company personnel photography. Individual client shoots have included family, adult and child portraiture and events such as family parties and weddings for which Nina has won two wedding photography awards for.

Nina has been interviewed for two photography books, several magazine and newspaper articles and Finnish television in her role as a professional photographer. She has held four solo photo exhibitions (shown in Helsinki, London and Exmoor), taken part in two group exhibitions, curated four photo exhibitions and judged two photo competitions.

Nina has a university degree and two vocational qualifications: Master of Arts (MA) degree from the University of Turku and a Higher Qualification in Photography (2.5 years and 1.5 years courses) from Tampere Institute of Visual Communications. She has also worked as a freelance reporter in Finland and Canada between 1995 and 2011 and has tutored several professional and amateur photographers.

Personality wise Nina is an outgoing and positive photographer who manages to make people relax in the photos. She is renown for her lively, charming portraits, fast-paced event photos and her ability to hold onto dead-lines.

In the autumn of 2011 Nina moved with her British husband and two sons to Exmoor, in the United Kingdom and offers photo shoots both in the UK and in Helsinki.

Nina is fluent in both English and Finnish and has lived in Japan, USA, Canada, Finland and the UK.