Articles in Kamera magazine


Kamera 6-7/2014

Lifestyle entrepreneur Johan Venninen

The construction project by the blind Johan Venninen was recorded in photographs from the 1950s.


Kamera 9/2014

Atomic train on its way to the east

The first shipment of spent nuclear fuel left for the Soviet Union 33 years ago.


Kamera 1/2015

Light up the underpants

Relaxing music is always playing at the studio of the fashion photographer Kari Pulkkinen.


Kamera 5/2015

True lies

The ‘Todelliset valheet’ (True lies) exhibition presented the 1970s underground.


Kamera 6-7/2015

Kotka Maritime Festival 30 years ago

Breakdance and Dingo attracted an audience in 1985.


Kamera 8/2015

Three sweltering days in Helsinki

In 1975, press photographers in Helsinki were kept busy by the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE).


Kamera 3/2016

The countryside between the past and the future

Erkki Voutilainen photographed the rural change.


Kamera 4-5/2016

The Staged Trial

Photographer Jarmo Kontiainen participated in a staged trial in Sodankylä.


Kamera 8/2016

The Helsinki metro with its many twists and turns

News photographs followed the construction of the Helsinki Metro from the 1960s to the 1980s.


Kamera 9/2016

From printing plate to press photo

Back in the day, a printing plate was first prepared of each press photograph for the printing process.


Kamera 1/2017

Witnessing the antics of a daredevil reporter

UA Saarinen captured reporter Matti Jämsä’s stunts on film.


Kamera 6/2017

Endless enjoyment from rock!

The first Ruisrock festival was held in 1970.


Kamera 3/2018

A presidential election à la America

Helge Heinonen photographed the 1964 United States presidential election.


Kamera 4-5/2018

From driver to photographer

The two female photographers of Itä-Häme were a notable exception at the time.


Kamera 6/2018

Transforming Helsinki

The newspaper photographs of Uusi Suomi depict a Helsinki in the midst of transformation.


Kamera 8/2018

Miniskirts and marijuana

There is nothing more beautiful in London in 1969 than friendship and love.


Kamera 9/2018

The news photo that does not exist

90-year-old Mauri Vuorinen photographed presidents.

Jewellery. Model: Sirpa Suosmaa, 1977. Photo: Kari Pulkkinen / Press Photo Archive JOKA / Finnish Heritage Agency

Jewellery. Model Sirpa Suosmaa, 1977. Photo: Kari Pulkkinen / Press Photo Archive JOKA / The Finnish Heritage Agency (JOKAKP10_01Muo:10)

In 1957, Matti Jämsä tested the asbestos suit belonging to Suomen Mineraali. He remained in the flames for so long that the assistants began to fear for the worse. Photo: UA Saarinen / Press Photo Archive JOKA / Finnish Heritage Agency

In 1957, Matti Jämsä tested the asbestos suit belonging to Suomen Mineraali. He remained in the flames for so long that the assistants began to fear for the worse. Photo: UA Saarinen / Press Photo Archive JOKA / Finnish Heritage Agency (JOKAUAS2_3728:9)