Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print

Tatu Valkonen, Los Angeles
Member Since December 2009
Artist Statement Originally from Helsinki, Finland, Tatu has lived in Los Angeles
since 1992. He moved to Los Angeles to study
photography at Santa Monica College and graduated in 1995.

Tatu’s passion for photography dates back to his 1987
exchange student experience at Berkeley High School,
where he was exposed to the works of Ansel Adams,
Richard Avedon and Helmut Newton.

After his graduation from SMC, Tatu refined his skills
as an assistant to leading photographers, and as a
color printer at some of L.A.'s most prestigious facilities.
Tatu’s broad experience in the various facets of the photo
industry has perfected his skills as a working photographer.

In addition to his portfolio, Tatu has several major clients and
publications to his credit. His client list includes Perry Ellis,
CREO Capital Investment Partners,Vidal Sassoon,
“Tobi” and the music giant BMG (now Sony-BMG). His work has
been published in magazines such as Variety and San Francisco

“I admire things of substance, whether that be talent, strength, beauty or
courage. My goal is to portray that substance in the people and things I shoot,
and reward my client’s needs with such images”


Product No 5877276
Subjects Beach and Ocean, Landscape, Panoramas
Style Landscape
Tags Tatu, Valkonen, beach, panorama, purple, sunset, venice