The photography of Markus Henttonen is storytelling, cinematic and poetic. His timeless and beautiful images of landscape and people have a special atmosphere and lingering moods. Markus has a prominent style that is at the same time sensual and honest with a tiny hint of melancholy underneath.
Barcelona is the city where Markus´ artistic career really started. After graduating from Turku Arts Academy in Finland he moved to the city and finished his first personal art project Paral-lel City, which was published as a book and exhibition in 2004. Since then he has shared his time between art and commercial photography working with numerous editorial and commercial clients and having his works shown in over 100 solo- and group exhibitions throughout Europe.
Markus has released 3 monographs, most recent Twisted Tales – Road to Hope worldwide via Hatje Cantz. Lately his works have been exhibited in major International group shows alongside renowned artists such as David LaChapelle, Pierre&Gilles, Martin Schöller, Mitch Epstein and Robert Polidori.
Markus currently lives and works between Berlin, Barcelona and his native country Finland. His works are represented by Galerie Vanessa Quang, France and Galerie Arktika, Germany. For commercial and editorial assignments Markus is currently represented by Stöver Photographers (DE), Mad For It Productions (ES, PT) and Summerhill Management (FI).