I started shooting at age 11, when I got my hands on the first camera. Documentary photography caught my eye, starting with the cats, sports events, backyard views and my sister, who always ran away from the camera. The fact is, the photographer was born.
At age 14 I got acquainted with color photography. Actually, the images were not full color. They turned out to be blue and I still blame the Kodak minilab for that. Two years later the first success showed up: I received a FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art) award. Read More...
|Starting Rates||£3200+ (GBP) View Packages|
|AG|WPJA||Artistic Wedding Photojournalist|
|Photos||9 Contest Winning Photos|
|Client Letters||1 Client Letter|
The Wedding Photojournalist Association proudly recognizes the accomplishments and creative excellence of Janis Ratnieks. The following awards have been earned by Janis from the WPJA. These achievements come with great merit considering the high level of competition that a member faces in the contests.
|2011||Q4||20th Place - Creative Portrait|
|Q3||5th Place - Humor|
|2010||Q4||18th Place - Creative Portrait|
|BRIDES||10th Place - Parents|
11th Place - Toasting
16th Place - Creative Portrait
|BRIDES||5th Place - Bride and Groom|
|2008||Q4||2nd Place - Weather|
|Q3||8th Place - Transportation|
All packages include sneak peek in three days, images are ready in 6 to 8 weeks, High res files provided on a DVD as well as are the low res files for internet. Password protected on -line galleries are also provided with all packages.
Extra services available - for more info please get in touch
Janis Ratnieks offers the following wedding coverage packages.