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Tapio Koivula is a Finnish photographer based in city of Tampere. Specialized in Nordic simplicity and purity in black and white photography and architectural photography.
Tapio Koivula, photographer (SQ), qualified for Specialist Vocational Qualification in Media 2021 and Further Qualification in Photography in 2017, is an architectural photographer who portrays buildings. He's aim is to find the soul of architecture, which can be seen as shape, light and shadow. "I don’t just want to show architecture in its own environment, but I want to construe architecture in my own way with my architectural photographs." He aims to build a timeless architectural photographs and to seek out the peculiarities of architecture to present them in the best way through his experience.

In 2020, Tapio was awarded European Photographer (EP) qualification by the Federation of European Professional Photographers. He has been awarded in several photo contests over the past few years, Honorable Mention in Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020, Nominee in Black & White Spider Awards 2020, Honorable Mention in International Photography Awards 2017.

 


    "I've always liked the urban layering. The fact that different era buildings and different size buildings are next to each other."
- interview in N by Norwegian magazine


Tapio Koivula on tamperelainen valokuvaajamestari ja arkkitehtuurivalokuvaaja. Hän on erikoistunut pohjoismaiseen yksinkertaisuuteen mustavalkovalokuvauksessa ja arkkitehtuurivalokuvauksessa. Hän on valmistunut Visuaaliviestinnän Instituutista valokuvaajamestariksi vuonna 2021 ja Jyväskylän aikuisopistosta valokuvaajaksi (VAT) vuonna 2017. European Photographer (EP) arvonimen hän sai 2020.

Awards

2021
Honorable Mention, PX3'21, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2020
European Photographer (EP) qualification
Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards
Honorable Mention, PX3'20, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2018
Nominee, Black & White Spider Awards

2017
Honorable Mention, ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards
Honorable Mention, ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards
Honorable Mention, IPA'17, International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention, PX3'17, Prix de la Photographie Paris

2016
Silver Winner, TIFA'16, Tokyo International Foto Awards
Honorable Mention, TIFA'16, Tokyo International Foto Awards
Honorable Mention, TIFA'16, Tokyo International Foto Awards
Honorable Mention, ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards

2015
Honorable Mention, ND Awards, Neutral Density Photography Awards


Exhibitions

2020
Exhibition, Finlayson, Tampere, Solo Exhibition

2018
Continuity, Leija, Ylöjärvi, Solo Exhibition

2017
Haltioitunut17, Matkakeskus, Jyväskylä, Group Exhibition

2016
Continuity, Taidetila Terra, Kangasala, Solo Exhibition

 



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

tapio.koivula(m)tapioimagination.com
or
+358 46 560 6330

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  1 Substance and Circumstance / 2 Nokia Library Virta / 3 Koskikeskus / 4 Tampere / 5 Oodi Central Library / 6 Ratina Shopping Centre / 7 Kaleva Church / 8 Serlachius Gösta Pavilion / 9 Main Library Metso / 10 Laukonsilta /  

Tapio Koivula is a Finnish photographer based in city of Tampere. Specialized in Nordic simplicity and purity in black and white photography and architectural photography.
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