Born 28.7.1954 in Harjavalta, lives nowadays in Pori, Finland. First 19 years lived in a little schoolhouse (Pitkäpäälä) with his parents (mother was a teacher and father was a truck enterpreneur). Studied social sciences (MSoscs 1979 ) and Philosophy (PhD 1995) in Tampere University 1973-1995. Teacher over 30 years. Second time married, three children. Lisening (Jazz) , Reading, Writing, Films, Philosophy! He´s camera takes raw´s, but he is trying to make edifying photos.