Nuori Sankari / Young Hero 2022 Veera Konsti

Veera Konsti: It’s Complicated  

Rock-kuvien aatelia

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“Jouko Lehtolan Rock-Finlandia on upea kokonaisuus suomalaisesta rock-valokuvauksesta 25 vuoden ajalta”

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Hopeful and Happy New Year 2021!

With his pictures, Jouko also wanted to remind us that despite injustices, we are surrounded by beauty and love. By photographing the Finnish landscape in his morally tough Finnish View series, he also softened the series as whole.

Stories behind pictures

I remember Jouko being somehow enthralled by these markings made by people on themselves. Very soon after meeting Tommi, he decided to photograph other people who had adorned themselves with tattoos and body piercings.However, he was not so much interested in why these people had had themselves tattooed or pierced, his was a purely aesthetic[…]

Valokuvaaja Jouko Lehtola teki näkyviksi sekä teinit että muunsukupuoliset

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The first Jouko Lehtola Foundation’s Young Hero grant was given to Joel Karppanen

Jouko Lehtolan Säätiön ensimmäinen Nuori sankari-palkinnon saaja on 23-vuotias itseoppinut oululaiskuvaaja Joel Karppanen.

No Mercy (Kehrer) ISBN 978-3-86828-437-9


“Capturing Fleeting Moments Of Finnish Youth” in Dazed Magazine (2015)

“I try to capture innocence and rage. Anyone who has been a teenager knows it ain’t fun.”

“Tältä ikonisten nuorisokuvien nuoret näyttävät nyt” Helsingin Sanomat (2014)

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