maja paja. Get yours at

My name is Maria, but people always call me maja(pronounced maya).
I live in Reykjavik, Iceland.
I study Graphic design at The Iceland academy of the arts.
I have a little girl, Isabella.

I love my little girl, photography, design and art.

this is my photography facebook page:

this is what i use to make pictures:

Nikon d700
nikon d200(sold it so i could buy the d700 )
Nikon d90
nikkor 18-135mm(sold this lens aswell)
nikkor 50mm f1.8
nikon sb-600 speedlight
canon ixus 75
fujifilm finepix f31fd - spilled beer on that so no more :)
lomo cloursplash
pentax spotmatic
Macbook pro laptop
photoshop cs3

I hope you´ll enjoy my photographs but please let me know if you want to blog them or use them in another manner.

Dont bother adding me as a contact if you dont have any photos from yourself to show. i will block you.If i think that you are shady in any way, i will block you. And DO NOT steal photos of my daughter to use them on your fake Orkut site.I will not give permission to anyone to use pictures of her on Orkut.


Photos of maja paja (9)

  • it´s official by maja paja
  • T.I.A - Accent Orange & Yellow by Yané
  • Maja by katrinolafs
  • Maja by katrinolafs
  • Last day of 28 by maja paja
  • Things I Love Thursday-Portraits by ::Sarah K. Photography::
  • Polaroid by Liljurósin
  • Lilja by katrinolafs
  • Maja by Liljurósin

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    {moon shots photography} says:

    "Maja is the best photographer I know, her work such an amazing photographing, the photos capture the feelings of the moment. She is very talented, takes wonderful photos, is creative as well as technically accomplished. Wish you the best in the whole world! - Amanda."

    April 11th, 2010

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    Hanna María says:


    December 1st, 2009

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    Mei Todd says:

    Her photos are absolutely gorgeous and perfect!
    Enchanting..charming ..inspirational!!!
    I could fave every single photo of her photostream without thinking twice!!!"

    April 16th, 2009

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    Ulía_M says:

    "You have a personal style,
    in your photos, your clothes, your face, at all !!!

    And i love visit you every day ...

    Hugs from Madrid"

    March 11th, 2007

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    wanderlustful says:

    "she's got me appreciating portraits again.

    -- you have a very special gift."

    August 13th, 2006

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    Darja Bajagić says:

    "Maja Paja's photos are inspiring. They're great photos and the editing is just as good. It's all very dreamy and real. Her photos are very raw. There is nothing hidden. One of my favorite streams, I think one of the streams with most of my favorites as well. :)))"

    August 7th, 2006

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    cristina: says:

    "For me, this is one of the best streams on Flickr.
    Everyday I wait to see maja paja's photos, like a sort of ritual.
    Her portraits in particular- they are absolutelly wonderful.
    I truly admire your work."

    July 7th, 2006

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    rumnting says:

    "This woman is fearless."

    May 10th, 2006

Maria Gudrun Runarsdottir
December 2004
Reykjavík, Iceland
I am:
Female and Single
photographer/graphic designer
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