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Mikko Vähäniitty (born 1980) is a freelance photographer based in Jyväskylä, Finland. With ten years of full time professional experience Mikko has wide international client base from NGOs to magazines, from newspapers to creative agencies. Mikko specializes in photojournalism, especially in photo reportages and environmental portraits.
In both 2021 and 2020 Mikko was nominated as one of the finalists in Finnish Press Photos of the Year competition. In 2021 Small corner shop reportage received a honorable mention in Finnish Press Photos of the Year competition. In 2016 Rehobot reportage was awarded as the photo reportage of the year 2015 in Finland. In 2014 one Mikko’s photo from Hot Air Balloon reportage was nominated as The Reportage Photo of the Year 2013 in Finland. In 2011 his Finnish Centre Youth reportage was honorable mentioned by Finnish Press Photos of the Year competition in domestic photo reportage category. Also, his work has several times been featured in European Newspaper Awards and Society for News Design Scandinavia awards.
Mikko is available for assignments globally.