The Photographer

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

Her photographs have been published in over 50 magazines, newspapers, books and other publications. Clients have included newspapers, business magazines - and food, women's, sport and music magazines.

The topics for photo assignments have included news/documentaries (bear hunting in Canada, women's shelter in Istanbul, Finland's first female president Tarja Halonen,..), travel (surfing in Australia, martial arts in Japan,..), business (events, products, people), food, sports, fashion, interior, garden and life-style.

Nina has also photographed many big stars of the entertainment world. She worked for a Scandinavian music magazine for 10 years and her portfolio contains shots of the Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams, Ricky Martin, David Bowie, Sting, Spice Girls, Five - just to mention a few.

In 2000 Nina expanded her clientele to include business and private clients. She is well known as a documentary style wedding and boudoir photographer and her portraits are highly sought after - both by private and business clients. Nina enjoys fast-paced event photography and has shot innumerous events including food and wine fairs and business seminars.

She has also won the prestigious Bride of the Year photography competition in Finland in 2010, received a Highly commended in a Documentary Wedding Photography competition in 2014 and her photo was voted as The Best Wedding Photo in 2014 Wedding Photo of the Year competion.

Nina has a university degree and two vocational qualifications: a Master of Arts (MA) degree from the University of Turku, a Vocational Qualification in Photography (2,5 yr course) and a Specialist Qualification in Photography (1,5 yrs course) from Tampere Institute of Visual Communications.

In the autumn of 2011 Nina moved with her family to the south-west of England (Minehead) and offers photo shoots both in the UK and in her Helsinki studio.

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