About and contact - Tapio Koivula - Architectural Photographer



Through his lens, Tapio invites us to experience the timeless beauty of the architecture that surround us and to see the world from a new perspective, one filled with aesthetics and presence.

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Tapio Koivula is a Finnish photographer whose passion for capturing the timeless beauty of architecture shines through in each of his photographs. With an unwavering commitment to his craft and an eye for aesthetics, Tapio's goal is to create photographs that not only document the building but also bring out its beauty and tells a story about the structure and its place in the world.

In capturing architecture, Tapio seeks to be fully present, allowing himself to be moved by the lines, shapes, and spaces that surround him. This allows him to capture the aesthetic presence of each structure and bring its unique beauty to life in his photographs.

And with each photograph, Tapio showcases the power of black and white photography to evoke emotions and create a sense of timelessness.

Selected publications

10 Finnish Architectural Review / 11 Kamera-lehti / 12 Arkkitehtiuutiset / 13 Deko / 14 Archinfo / 15 N by Norwegian / 16 Creative Boom

Selected awards and recognition

2023 Honorable Mention, Architecture MasterPrize

2021 Qualified European Photographer (QEP) qualification / 2021 Winner, Architecture MasterPrize / 2021 Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards / 2021 Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards / 2021 Honorable Mention, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2020 European Photographer (EP) qualification / 2020 Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards / 2020 Honorable Mention, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2018 Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards

2017 Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Photography Awards / 2017 Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Photography Awards / 2017 Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards / 2017 Honorable Mention, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2016 Silver Winner, Tokyo International Foto Awards / 2016 Honorable Mention, Tokyo International Foto Awards / 2016 Honorable Mention, Tokyo International Foto Awards / 2016 Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Photography Awards

2015 Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Photography Awards

Grants

2024 Kansan sivistysrahasto / 2022 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / 2022 Kansan sivistysrahasto / 2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / 2021 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / 2020 Arts Promotion Centre Finland / 2019 Kansan sivistysrahasto

Exhibitions

2020 Tampere, Solo Exhibition / 2018 Ylöjärvi, Solo Exhibition / 2017 Jyväskylä, Group Exhibition / 2016 Kangasala, Solo Exhibition



Tapio is available for photography work. For any inquires or questions please contact at:

tapio@tapiokoivula.com
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