Kimmo Metsäranta is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. He received his BA from Turku University of Applied Sciences and his MA from Aalto University School of Art and Design.
His work has been widely exhibited in Finland and abroad and he was nominated for the Fotofinlandia award in 2008 and EmmaPrize in 2009. Also his project Animal Behaviour was shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Award in 2015.
Kimmo works mostly in the commercial field of photography but shoots also personal projects.
Kimmo has done projects for numerous clients and magazines, including: Fazer, Nanso, Sampo Group, Flow festival, HP, Sato, Elovena, De Lénclos, Ray, Sicky -magazine, Parliament of Finland, Solar Films, Universal Music, REVS, Vice, Schön! Neue Journal, Teos publishing, Fried music, S -magazine, Nasty, and Time magazine.