Photojournalist Antti Yrjönen in 2020Antti Yrjönen is a Helsinki-based independent photojournalist with a focus on news, politics and sports. He has experience in press photography covering current stories for agencies, newspapers and NGOs, as well as in longer-term documentary projects. 

Yrjönen’s news and stock photography is syndicated by Zuma PressSipa USA, NurPhoto, and Lehtikuva. His work has featured internationally on BBC, Nature, Radio France, Bloomberg, and Condé Nast Traveller among others.

Yrjönen is the Chair of the Finnish Association of Photojournalists, and a member of the Union of Journalists in Finland, Reporters Without Borders, the Photographic Centre Nykyaika and the Finnish Darkroom Association. He has studied photojournalism at the University of Tampere.

Phone: +358 443 456 894


  • News Photo of the Year 2019 by the Finnish Association of Photojournalist
  • Finalist in the Photojournalism Category of the Finnish Photo Awards 2020 organised by the Finnish Professional Photographers Association
  • News Photo of the Year 2018 by the Finnish Association of Photojournalist
  • Beautiful Book Prize 2018 by the Finnish Book Art Committee for In the neighborhood


Antti Yrjönen