Once a major railways junction, Haapamäki is now a quite place nested in the finnish countryside. The old train station is now unused. Many houses have been left alone. The supermarket is still catering for the need of the remaining villagers.
1998-2004 Study economics & management and graduate from a Master in International business.
Lived in Finland, UK, Sweden and Canada.
Backpacked one year through Asia. On his way home, pick-up a 35mm film camera to document his Trans Siberian journey back to Europe.
Move to London, UK.
Quit his office work and start studying a BTEC in photography at Richmond college and work part time in a photo lab.
Move to Madrid and start a workshop on B&W film processing/printing.Later start a 2 year tutored-project on darkroom printing and book editing based on his Tran Siberian journey at La casa encendida.
Win a grant to study at the EFTI photography school the “Expert in Lighting” and the “Advanced digital techniques” courses.
Study photojournalism at the Blankpaper school, Madrid.
Lecture class with Sofia Moro on editorial and documental Portrait photography.
LENS photography school, Madrid.
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