BOOKS by Vesa Pihanurmi:

Street Metaphysics Book Vesa Pihanurmi MonographStreet Metaphysics - The Concealed Otherness of RealityThe book is available in smaller 7x7 in. size through Amazon and in large 12x12 in. size through Blurb.

 

Hardcover, Dust Jacket, 62 pages. Available either in large or small square size:

Street Metaphysics - The Concealed Otherness of Reality, 2017 (large size, premium quality)

  • Archival-quality paper (148 gsm) with an eggshell-textured uncoated finish, 12x12 in.

Street Metaphysics - The Concealed Otherness of Reality, 2017 (small size, standard quality)

  • Standard (118 gsm) smooth semi-matte finish, 7x7 inches

 

 

Bare Essentials - Fields, Shores and Fells in Finland, 2014

  • Premium matte paper (148 gsm) with slight sheen finish, 13x11 inches 
  • Hardcover, 40 pages

 

 

 


AWARDS:

Hasselblad Masters Awards 2018:

 

 

 

 


ND Awards 2017:

  • 1st Place/Gold Star Award under Architecture category with the title Holiness

 

 

 

 

 


Photogrvphy Grant 2017:

  • Nominee under Conceptual category with the series Floating City

 

 

 

 


International Photography Awards 2017 (IPA 2017):

  • 1st Place under Fine Art - Abstract category for the series "Floating City"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Interiors category for the title "Holiness"

 

 

 

 


MonoVisions Photography Awards 2017:

  • Honorable Mention under Architecture category for the series "Isoisänsilta"

 

 

 

 

 


Monochrome Awards 2016:

  • 3rd Place Winner under Nature category for the title "Irregulars"
  • Honorable Mention under Abstract category for the title "S M I L E"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture category for the title "Crossing"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture category for the title "Dawn on Charles Bridge"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture category for the title "Prague"
  • Honorable Mention under Landscapes category for the title "Battalion"
  • Honorable Mention under People category for the title "Destination Unknown"
  • Honorable Mention under People category for the title "Nightwalker"

ND Awards 2016:

  • 3rd Place - Bronze Star Award under Architecture-Bridges category for title "Crossing"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture-Cityscapes category for the title "Prague"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art-Abstract category for the title "Pile of Stock"
  • Honorable Mention under Nature-Trees category for series "Winter Poem"
  • Honorable Mention under Special-Night Photography category for the title "Starry Night"

 

 

 


International Photography Awards 2016 (IPA 2016):

 

  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Other Architecture category for the title "Sauna"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Interior category for the title "Wriggle"
  • Honorable Mention under Nature - Seasons category for the series "Winter Trees"
  • Honorable Mention under Nature - Trees category for the series "Pines"

 

 

 


Tokyo International Foto Awards 2016 (TIFA 2016):

 

  • Honorable Mention under Nature - Seasons category for the title "Freezing Lake"

 

 

 


The Epson International Pano Awards 2016:

 

  • Silver Award under Built Environment/Architecture category for the title "Karluv Night"
  • Bronze Award under Built Environment/Architecture category for the title "Giudecca Canal"
  • Bronze Award under Built Environment/Architecture category for the title "Karluv Most"
  • Bronze Award under Built Environment/Architecture category for the title "Dorsoduro"
  • Bronze Award under Built Environment/Architecture category for the title "Starry Night"

 

 


Siena International Photo Awards 2016 (SIPA 2016):

 

  • Shorlisted Finalist under Open monochrome category with the title "The Light That Never Goes Out"
  • Shorlisted Finalist under Architecture category with the title "S I X"
  • Shorlisted Finalist under Architecture category with the title "National Library"

 

 

 


Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3 2016):

 

 

 

 


Moscow International Foto Awards 2016 (MIFA 2016):

 
  • 2nd Place under Architecture - Bridges category for the title "Gothic"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Buildings category for the title "Red Star"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Interiors for the title "Anděl"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Abstract category for the title "Sensualism"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Landscape category for the series titled "Winter Trees"

 

 


Fine Art Photography Awards 2015-2016 (2ND FAPA):

 

  • Nominee under Abstract category for the series titled "Spirals"
  • Nominee under Abstract category for the title "Pile of Stock"
  • Nominee under Nature category for the series titled "Winter Trees"

 

 

 


ND Awards 2015:

  • ND Nature Discovery of the Year 2015 title with the series "Pine Woods"
  • 1st Place - Gold Star Award under Nature-Trees category for the series titled "Pine Woods"
  • 3rd Place - Bronze Star Award under People-Other category for the series titled "At the Eternal Light"
  • 3rd Place - Bronze Star Award under Architecture-Cityscapes category for the series titled "Helsinki"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture-Interior category for the series titled "Stockmann"
  • Honorable Mention under Nature-Seascapes / Waterscapes category for the title "4.55 Ante Meridiem"
  • Honorable Mention under Special-Long Exposure category for the title "Dark Division"

 

 


Stark Awards 2015:

 

  • 3rd Prize under Everyday Life category for the title "Holy Spirit"

 

 

 

 


Monochrome Awards 2015:

 

  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art category for the title "Division"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art category for the title "Drowning"
  • Honorable Mention under Landscape category for the title "Float"
  • Honorable Mention under Nature category for the title "Clash of Conifers"

 


The Epson International Pano Awards 2015:

  • Silver Award under Open Nature / Landscapes for the title "Changing Hours"
  • Silver Award under Open Nature / Landscapes for the title "Holy Spirit"

 

 


International Photography Awards 2015 (IPA 2015):

 

  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Abstract category for the title "Day of Skeletons"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Abstract category for the title "Molecular Bioology"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Abstract category for the title "NINE"
  • Honorable Mention under People - Other category for the series "People of Shade"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Interior category for the title "BLINK"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Interior category for the title "Library"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Landscape category for the title "Changing Hours"
  • Honorable Mention under Fine Art - Other category for the title "Immortals"
  • Honorable Mention under Architecture - Cityscapes for the series "Helsinki Winter Skylines"

 


Hasselblad Masters 2016:

 

  • Finalist under Street/Urban category with the title "The Walk"

 

 

 

 


Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3 2015):

 

  • 2nd Prize (Silver Award) under Nature/Trees category for the series titled "Pines"
  • 3rd Prize (Bronze Award) under Fine Art/Architecture category for the title "BLINK"

 

 

 

 


2015 Sony World Photography Awards:

 

  • Winner (1st Place) at 2015 Sony World Photography Awards National Award (Finland) with the title "Float"

 

 

 


Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3 2014):

 

 

 

 

 


STARK AWARDS 2014:

 

  • 3rd Prize under Architecture category for the title "S I X"
  • Honourable Mention under People & Culture category for the title "The Light That Never Goes Out"
  • Honourable Mention under Fineart category for the title "Prison Camp"

 

 

 


 

PUBLICATIONS:

Interview in ND Magazine, September 2017

Monochrome Photography Awards Annual Book 2016, March 2017

Stark-Magazine Issue.41 (pages 39-40), November 2015

Stark-Magazine Issue.35 (pages 41-42), March 2015

Article "Das Licht der Dämmerung" in kwerfeldein.de (17.12.2014)

Stark-Magazine Issue.31 (pages 15-16), 2014

Stark-Magazine Awards Special Issue HM (pages 15-16, 31-32), 2014

 

EXHIBITIONS:

STARK Photography Awards Exhibit: March 3 - 31, 2016 at Dales Gallery, Victoria, B.C. Canada

Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition: 24th April - 10th May 2015, Somerset House, London, England

PhotoHaus Gallery Exhibit: April 11th - April 30th 2015, Vancouver, BC Canada