Merja Varkemaa is originally from Finland but has been living in Paris for over 20 years. She has a Master of Arts degree in Translation studies (English, French and Swedish) from the University of Turku, Finland. Her passion for street photography originated from long walks in Paris, discovering in real life the scenes she had read in books or imagined in her mind. And now exploring further scenes and illustrating the beauty of passing moments in an environment that has witnessed so many passing lives and stories before our days.
Group exhibition during Festival Street Photography in Saint Raphaël 13-15 October 2017
Finalist in category Culture and Travel in VOICE 2017
Best in category Street in VOICE 2016
Finalist in category Color in VOICE 2016
Finalist in category Night and Low Light in VOICE 2016
Best in category Street in VOICE 2015