Articles in Kamera magazine 2018
Border photography from the Gulf of Finland to the Arctic Ocean
Uuno Peltoniemi photographed life in the border region in the 1930s and 1940s.
Pictures from the Finnish Civil War of 1918 served as documentaries – and ideological tools.
A presidential election à la America
Helge Heinonen photographed the 1964 United States presidential election.
The two female photographers of Itä-Häme were a notable exception at the time.
The newspaper photographs of Uusi Suomi depict a Helsinki in the midst of transformation.
Through the eyes of an ethnologist
Eino Nikkilä photographed the Finnish countryside in the 1920s–1940s.
There is nothing more beautiful in London in 1969 than friendship and love.
The news photo that does not exist
90-year-old Mauri Vuorinen photographed presidents.
Wartime excursions to the song lands of the Kalevala
Väinö Kaukonen photographed the poetry singing villages of Viena Karelia.
A boy who came to see a bus, standing on a fence in Suomussalmi in 1939. Photo: Uuno Peltoniemi / Picture Collections of the Finnish Heritage Agency (KK5575:1237)
An amphibious car in the Jyränkö stream in Heinola on 6 July 1963. The Amphicar boasted a top speed of 14 km/h in water and 100 km/h on the road. The people on board remained perfectly dry. Photo: Itä-Häme / JOKA / Finnish Heritage Agency (JOKAIH2J04:1)