Elina Simonen is a Finnish fashion and portrait photographer who has an eye for bringing out the beauty in her subjects. She combines a strong production process and delivery with genuine artistic vision.

A professional with extensive international experience, Simonen combines high work ethic and commitment for delivery with a sensitivity to what is special in her subject. She approaches professional situations mindfully and her passion is to bring out the light in the person she is photographing.

An sincere soul searcher with a strong professional work ethic and commitment for delivery, Simonen’s strength lies in fulfilling the client’s needs while staying sensitive and being present to the person she is photographing. ”Everyone has a light in them”, she says, ”and my task is to be present, give the subject the comfort and space they need, and help that light shine in the photograph.”

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