Elegant Archipelago Wedding in Rauma

SANNI + JUSSI |August 2014

Helmiranta Wedding | Rauma Häät


I photographed this wedding back in 2014 (!). While I like to hold on to my old work to be able to see how I grow over the years, I encourage your to check out my more recent work, here. 


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One of my favorite locations to document a wedding is Rauma.
I’ve been here every summer the past years, and I’ve simply fallen in love with this small town.

The first weekend of August has always been special for me- it’s the weekend Rufus and I got married. Sanni and Jussi chose this year’s first Saturday of August as their wedding day because it was Sanni’s grandparent’s wedding anniversary day, as well as her parent’s wedding anniversary the following day.

Sanni writes about the wedding day: The whole day went as planned and we were relaxed through the day. It is difficult to tell what were the best parts because the day was perfect. The guests also told us how they enjoyed the wedding and the celebration wasn’t a traditional wedding. Many of the guests praised our duo and we were very pleased with the music! We found them through Voice of Finland, they were in the competition last season. The wedding ceremony was one of the best moments. It was touching and intimate. The terrace was a good choice and the weather was perfect.

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Helmiranta Wedding. Rauma Häät.

– What were your expectations regarding the wedding photography? What were you looking for when searching for a wedding photographer?
I fell in love with your pictures but the price was something that made me hesitate because it was over the budget. I also browsed other wedding photographers’ portfolios but I always returned to your website. After seeing your photos, other photographers were not even close to your expertise. I liked your taste.

– What did you most enjoyed about working with me?
You were very easy to approach although we didn’t have the same mother tongue. I noticed from the beginning that you were a professional. And our taste and expectations were the same and that’s why it was easy to work with you. I could trust your taste. You exceeded our expectations with the amount of pictures and we are very thankful for the over hours!  We are very pleased we picked you and you were available that day. 


Ceremony and Reception: Helmiranta Häät, Rauma.

Makeup and Hair: Sanni Valliluoto
Wedding dress: Theia (Emma Embroidered Petal Gown)
Shoes: Pura Lopez
Rings: Helkelä, Rauma
Groom’s suit: Tiger of Sweden
Flowers (the bride was particularly pleased with the flower decor): Kukkashop Rosa, Rauma
Catering: Helmiranta, Rauma
Cake: Prassen, Rauma
Band: Maija Aflatuni Band


that dress, that veil, that food. wow, wow, yum. fantastic photography, maria.

Gorgeous wedding! Wonderfully captured.

Oh my goodness, the boat portraits are the sweetest ever! I love this bride’s dress too, she looks stunning!

What a stunning couple and event! Great documentary coverage too! My favorite photos are the ones of them on the dock. <3

What a gorgeous and stylish couple and what beautiful photographs.

Tyylikäs setti. Tänään ollu monella hääkuvaajalla bloginpäivityspäivä :)

Gorgeous, romantic, clean, awesome. WIN.

Such a gorgeous place and such a lovely wedding! The shots in the canoe are so cool!

So much love and how incredible is her dress! Gorgeous images.

Her dress looks so amazing! Stunning shots in a beautiful location!

Beautiful work Maria! I love the portraits. Well done!

Absolutely beautiful Maria! Your portraiture work is outstanding as per usual.

Superb and stylish wedding photography in a fantastic location.

These are awesome. Gorgeous wedding!

amazing location and those portraits are just gorgeous.

Beautiful story,everything is perfect.

Beautiful work


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