Mari loves good food and wine. She’s a Finnish food photographer, food and wine writer and -stylist based in Espoo, Finland. Mari also teaches food photography and has organized multiple food photography workshops and courses.
Mari photographs mostly food, wine and travel photos for her clients. She creates unique whole food recipes for her customers (magazines, newspapers, food producer, wine and beverage companies ext.). Her photographs and recipes have appeared in many Finnish magazines and websites. Mari’s work is on weekly display in newspaper Iltalehti. In addition Mari works as a food stylist cooking and styling the dishes on photo shoots and food videos.
Her clients vary from newspapers and magazines to wine importers, restaurant and food producers.
Mari is also the creative mind behind the blog www.jotainmaukasta.fi. She has been nominated for the best food influencer in Finland in 2017. And her web site has been nominated for the best blog in Finland and is one of the top food- and wine-related blogs in the country.
Her clients include magazines and newspapers and premium Finnish and international brands such as Altia, Alma Media, Arla, Etiketti, Fine Brands, Fiskars, Hartwall, Iltalehti, Interbrands, Kalaneuvos, Kariniemen, Mutti, Pernod Ricard Finland, Social Wines and Unilever to name a few.
iPhone photography exhibition ‘Tomato motorcycle and other food photos’ Oct-Nov 2018, Bar Chaperon Rouge, Helsinki
Food Photographer of The Year 2018, May 2018, Mall Galleries, London
Sitä parempi soppa I (2014)
Mari’s first cookbook concentrating on whole food cooking.
Sitä parempi soppa II (2015)
The story continues on this second book which also includes some wild food and raw food recipes.
Syötäviä vietäviä (2016)
Book about tasty and beautiful food gifts to be published in autumn 2016.
All about baking pies, buns, banana cakes, you name it.