Ville Palonen – photographer and travel writer

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Photo: Ville Palonen Photography.

Ville Palonen (born 1976) is a freelance photographer and travel writer who loves mountains, wildlife and road trips. He has visited 80 countries and travelled in adventurous destinations like Gobi, Amazon, Himalaya, Borneo and Andes.

Palonen lives in Helsinki, Finland and has been photographing for Finnish magazines and organizations for 20 years. His clients include wine magazine Viini, travel magazine Mondo, in-flight magazine Blue Wings, humanitarian organization Finn Church Aid and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In addition to photography, Palonen writes travel features for magazines and is the co-founder and administrator of online travel medias Kerran elämässä (Once in a Lifetime) and Featuring Finland.

Below you may find examples of Ville’s travel features in English. And don’t forget to check out his photographic portfolio here: Ville Palonen Photography