The Press Photo Archive JOKA write about press photos
The articles have first been published in the Kamera magazine.
´I am eternally fascinated by people and capture them in my street photographs.´
Press photographer Hugo Sundström recorded news images of the past for future generations.
Challenges in safekeeping film photographs.
Jussi Pohjakallio and the Origin of the Speech.
In autumn 1958, young José-Antonio Laisaari Vicente arrives in Helsinki from Spain. Being penniless, he is forced to sleep in a park, but he manages to contact the office of Apu magazine.
A huge catch captured by a village photographer in 1928.
Artists’ portraits from the press photo collection of the Otava publishing company.
Journalists visited the summer camp of female gymnasts in July 1933.
Press photographer Anja Halla captured the moments.
Black-and-white photos by Kari Pekonen documented Rauni Mollberg’s colour film adaptation of The Unknown Soldier.
The photos of photo journalist UA Saarinen promote recycling.
Count Louis Sparre took photos in Kainuu and Russian Karelia over 120 years ago.
UA Saarinen leads the viewers to mysteries.
Eero Sauri, a young reporter, became familiar with the life and people of the Torne Valley in the 1950s.
Kalevi Keihänen offered a photo journalist a trip to Australia.
Suomen Kuvalehti invited its readers to submit their photos as early as 1917.
Anja Halla’s street photos document 20 years of life in Heinola’s wooden house district.
When the wall that had separated the two Germanys came down 30 years ago, the streets were crowded with celebrating people. Press photographer Hannu Lindroos was there to record the end of Europe's division.
‘The White Reindeer is an incredible piece of Finnish cinema and a glorious achievement for its makers.’
Taking off his dark suit, the president turned into a man of the people.
Helge Heinonen took his camera to the 1972 Lumberjacks' Culture Days.
UA Saarinen took photos on Ylläs before the era of ski lifts.
90-year-old Mauri Vuorinen photographed presidents.
There is nothing more beautiful in London in 1969 than friendship and love.
The newspaper photographs of Uusi Suomi depict a Helsinki in the midst of transformation.
The two female photographers of Itä-Häme were a notable exception at the time.
Helge Heinonen photographed the 1964 United States presidential election.
The first Ruisrock festival was held in 1970.
UA Saarinen captured reporter Matti Jämsä’s stunts on film.
Back in the day, a printing plate was first prepared of each press photograph for the printing process.
News photographs followed the construction of the Helsinki Metro from the 1960s to the 1980s.
Photographer Jarmo Kontiainen participated in a staged trial in Sodankylä.
Erkki Voutilainen photographed the rural change.
In 1975, press photographers in Helsinki were kept busy by the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE).
Breakdance and Dingo attracted an audience in 1985.
The ‘Todelliset valheet’ (True lies) exhibition presented the 1970s underground.
Relaxing music is always playing at the studio of the fashion photographer Kari Pulkkinen.
The first shipment of spent nuclear fuel left for the Soviet Union 33 years ago.
The construction project by the blind Johan Venninen was recorded in photographs from the 1950s.
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 (JOKAUAS2_3728:9)