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Miikka Pirinen

Helsinki, Finland

Editorial & Documentary | People & Lifestyle

Miikka Pirinen (b. 1985) is a professional photographer based in Helsinki Finland. Specialised in shooting people, he works freelance with photojournalism, portraits, editorial and commercial assignments. Available for commissions globally. Member of collectives 11 and Helsinki Street. His personal documentary projects have dealt with Finnish criminal sanction system, North American cage fighting children, Finnish rare diseases, rehabilitation of the mentally unstable in Helsinki and drought in Kenya and the Maasai, among many others... Currently working on a book in which the great environmental issues of our time are surveyed through Norwegian oil drillers, American coal miners, German lignite miners and Finnish peat harvesters. The project is funded by Maj & Tor Nessling Foundation and Finnish Foundation Of Journalistic Culture. In 2015 Pirinen was shortlisted for the prestigious Magnum 30 under 30 prize and has been awarded five times in the Finnish Press Photos contest. His work has been published and exhibited in Europe, The U.S. and China. Pirinen is a member of the board in The Finnish Association of Photojournalists.

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Miikka Pirinen (b. 1985) is a professional photographer based in Helsinki Finland. Specialised in shooting people, he works freelance with photojournalism, portraits, editorial and commercial assignments. Available for commissions globally. Member of collectives 11 and Helsinki Street. His personal documentary projects have dealt with Finnish criminal sanction system, North American cage fighting children, Finnish rare diseases, rehabilitation of the mentally unstable in Helsinki and drought in Kenya and the Maasai, among many others... Currently working on a book in which the great environmental issues of our time are surveyed through Norwegian oil drillers, American coal miners, German lignite miners and Finnish peat harvesters. The project is funded by Maj & Tor Nessling Foundation and Finnish Foundation Of Journalistic Culture. In 2015 Pirinen was shortlisted for the prestigious Magnum 30 under 30 prize and has been awarded five times in the Finnish Press Photos contest. His work has been published and exhibited in Europe, The U.S. and China. Pirinen is a member of the board in The Finnish Association of Photojournalists.

FOLLOWERS

942

EXPERTISE

Professional

STUDIO

Yes

POST PRODUCTION

Yes

VIDEOGRAPHY

No

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