Jari is professional wildlife photographer (born in 1965), living in Liminka Finland.
He has been taking photographs since he was a school boy, and turned professional wildlife photographer thirteen years ago.
His main interest lie in bird photography, but his photo material is quite extensive, including shots of mammals and landscapes as well, both from Finland and abroad.
Jari´s images have been used in magazines and books worldwide and he has published several books himself. Jari was elected as chairman of professional Nature photographers of Finland in 2007. His photographs has been awarded in international competitions, including the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition several times and his photograph of Red-throated Diver won his the title of the International Wildbird Photographer in 2004.