The Dark Room series is exhibited at the Semeyes Del Mundo Langreo, Spain between September 14th – September 30th as part of the The FIAP Exhibition Cycle 2023. Links: Exodos, FIAP.
My virtual exhibition, titled “Beyond the Veil”, has been highlighted as the featured exhibition on 1x.com for this month.
The Dark Room series is exhibited at the Salvador Vilaseca Museum, Reus, Spain between June 8th – July 9th as part of the The FIAP Exhibition Cycle 2023. Links: Federació Catalana de Fotografia, Confederación Española de Fotografía, Museu de Reus, Reus Digital, Exhibition Photos.
Nominee for Burning at Both Ends in Fine Art and End of Excitement in Portrait from 16th International Color Awards, 2023.
The Dark Room series had the honor of being featured in the Finnish Kamera magazine.
Interview With The 2022 European Photography Awards Category Winner of the Year – Petri Damstén
Category Winner and Platinum for “The Dark Room” (8 images) in “Special Category – COVID-19 Photography” category from European Photography Awards 2022.
The Dark Room MFIAP story in FIAP News August 2022 Issue.
I got my MFIAP honour diploma. MFIAP is applied with twenty image series. Mine was “The Dark Room” series.
One Eyeland Photography Awards 2021 Finalist – “The Dark Room”
2nd Place – Merit of Excellence for Mental Wheel in Fine Art from 15th International Color Awards, 2022.
Gold for “The Dark Room” (8 images) in COVID-19 Related Photography – Fine Art category from New York Photography Awards 2021.
One Eyeland World’s Top 10 Fine Art Photographers 2021 Finalist – “Mental Wheel”
Honorable Mention for “The Dark Room” (5 images) in Fine Art: Conceptual category from ND Awards 2021.
Setups and edits from 2021 1st Half.
This idea is from a drawing from one of my favourite artist Hugleikur Dagsson. And the idea for the drawing comes from Depeche Mode song Personal Jesus so it kind of goes with the musical theme of this series. This is the last image for this series at least for now. I might continue it...
I got this idea from a friend. I immediately checked the net for used boxing gloves and found these really nice looking old ones for a nice price. The poster was designed in photoshop and added later. I already had that in mind when shooting, so I had the image ready. The old paper texture...
This one took some editing time. I made the hole from XPS foam and added several textures to it. Skeleton hands were taken individually using my full-size skeleton. I could have done the broken rope when shooting but the idea arrived at me when editing. So I cut and unthreaded the rope and shot it...
For the props, I had to go to the storage at the end of our building to find the old Finnish army helmet that I have not used for a long time. The words from the 1984 book were a perfect fit for the theme of this image so I added them as a poster...
I made this cross with strings for the life of an artist series. I just removed the “flags” and it was ready for this image. I was first thinking about hooks like in real body suspension but decided to go to a more surreal route by ropes blending to the body. You are like a...