Through documentary photography, Joonas Brandt discovers and enlightens subjects that seem almost conventional in our daily lives. As an experienced and intuitive photographer Brandt searches always for more. He discover the strangeness in one’s life, like the musicians who have been caught having a katharsis like experience after performing on the stage.
Brandt’s awards include several recognitions in Pictures of the Year contests (Fin) and he has been awarded as the Young Press Photographer of the Year (Fin) and the Editorial Photographer of the Year (Fin). For six years Brandt has worked as a staff photographer in various magazines. Brandt works as a freelancer and is keen to do long term projects.
He's also an assisting photo editor in Raw View magazine and a founding member of the editorial board.
Joonas Brandt is currently based in Helsinki, Finland. He is available for photography assignments, anywhere.