Thursday, July 9, 2015

'Finnish Youth' by Jouko Lehtola


Jouko Lehtola is considered as one of the greatest Finnish photographers of the 1990s. He passed away in 2010 but his camera had become a neutral third eye in capturing the lives of Helsinki's '90s teenagers. Now, Lehtola's most memorable and compelling images are being honored in a book titled Finnish Youth.

The 50-page photobook is a "thick documentation of red mohawks, patched leather jackets, greasy hair and Coca Cola-imbued moments from the 90s and early 00s – one that opens a window onto the fleeting moments of Finnish youth."





[h/t: Dazed]

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