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A B O U T  M E

I am working as a photographer in the Finnish newspaper Hevosurheilu (, which is equestrian sports journal, mainly focused in harnessracing. 


I enjoy horseback riding, harnessracing, being out in the nature, handicrafts, reading, travelling and learning Icelandic.



Bachelor of Arts

University of Art and Design Helsinki

Interior architecture and furniture design 1994




Helsinki Design School 2014-2015


Work history


Suomen Hevosurheilulehti Oy

Staff photographer 2019-


Freelance photographer 2015 - 2019


Lapin Vaellushevoset Oy / Trekking Horses Lapland Ltd

Entrepreneur 2001-2015

I was working as a guide, taking care of our Icelandic horses, photographing and designing our website and flyers. And whatever came along, cooking, cleaning, you name it...


Audia Production Oy

Photographer, web designer, graphic designer



Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Muonio


April-October 1995


Suomen Hevosurheilulehti Oy / Equestrian sports journal, mainly focused in harnessracing

Staff photographer 1987-1994

Language skills


English fluent

Swedish I´ll manage

German, French basics

Icelandic... Ég tala bara smá islensku.




Contact information

Anu Leppänen

Tel. +358 40 747 0521

Instagram: @anuilonan

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Anu Leppänen

Photo: Erkki Kivistö

Pda Kuvaajat 2018 Brian De Geest.jpg

Prix d´Amerique 2018 in Vincennes, Paris.

Photo: Brian De Geers


Having a break in Iceland with Snarr.

Photo: Sigriður Liv Ellingsen

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