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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, qualified for 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 as it is in its 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. “I usually photograph architecture in black and white, highlighting the shapes of buildings and lines.” 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 arkkitehtuurivalokuvaaja. Hän on erikoistunut pohjoismaiseen yksinkertaisuuteen mustavalkovalokuvauksessa ja arkkitehtuurivalokuvauksessa.

Awards

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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