Press photographer, first photos published in newspapers and magazines in late ’70s.
Staff photographer in newspaper 1986-1995. Freelance since 1996. Published photos in hundreds newspapers and magazines.
First exhibition in late ’80s, since that more than twenty exhibitions. As a main work I consider exhibition ”A Syndrome of a Press Photographer” -trilogy, which now have eight parts.
Nowadays when everybody is googling everybody, I have to inform you that I am
not THAT Juha Tanhua, who comes first or second in the googling list: namesake,
who has been convicted to prison because of insest-pedofilia. This has caused me
a lot of trouble in my photography career. My name is very rare, only two or
three in the whole world. That's why lots of people, who don't study the matter,
think it's me. They think I'm the THAT Juha Tanhua... THAT Juha Tanhua is thirty