wildlife and nature photographer (Finland)
Niko Pekonen is an professional 24-year-old wildlife and nature photographer from eastern Finland. Niko explores Finland, Nordic countries and Baltic states. He shoots amazing wildlife animals photography. “Since at the age ten photographing has been my passion”, he says.
Niko Pekonen has taken pictures activity since 2004 and the largest themes he have had specially with Wild Gray Wolfs, Wolverine and birds. The most of pictures he has taken in Nordic countries and Baltic states.
Niko Pekonen is Wildlife photographer of the Year 2009 – young awards 15-17 years, runner up, picture Moonlight Rap. Finnish Wildlife photographer of the Year – young awards, winner, picture. Mirroring Wood Sandpiper. Finnish photo competitions, Birdphoto of Liminka, young awards winner 2010 and adult awards winner 2012. Finnish photo competitions, Kuusamo Nature photo 2008 and 2010. He won many
more the little competitions. Oasis Photo Contest 2013, 2nd price in Birds category. Asferico Photocontest 2014, Italy, highlight in Birds category. Glanzlichter 2014, Germany, highlight in Birds category. Sandpiper swallows” 2009 to 2011, Finland, 25 photos of waders.