Janis Ratnieks

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...

Photographer Janis Ratnieks 
Location London, England
Starting Rates £3200+ (GBP)  View Packages
AG|WPJA Artistic Wedding Photojournalist
Website www.janisratnieks.com 
Photos 9 Contest Winning Photos
Client Letters 1 Client Letter
Blog janisratnieks.blogspot.com 
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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
2009 Q3 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

Package Details.

Janis Ratnieks offers the following wedding coverage packages.


The following letters are from the clients of Janis Ratnieks. Click an image to view a larger version.

Linda  &  Santosh

Linda & Santosh
Married September 26th, 2009
"I just wanted to thank your website for being a wonderful wedding photography resource. We were organizing our wedding reception all the way from Canada in Latvia, and out of hundreds of photographers out there, we needed to choose one who can portray us and our day in excuisite way. I...more "