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Mikko Takkunen

Associate Photo Editor, TIME.com
Mikko Takkunen joined TIME.com in 2013 as an associate photo editor. Originally from Finland, Mikko lived in the U.K. for ten years. Before joining TIME, he spent two years working as a freelance photographer in London for various international newspapers, such as The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. In 2007, Mikko started the Photojournalism Links website, which is now part of LightBox.

Latest Posts by Mikko Takkunen

CARNIVORE’S DILEMMA PERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded or is otherwise provided at no charge for one-time use for coverage or promotion of National Geographic magazine dated November 2014 and exclusively in conjunction thereof. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. Sublicensing, sale or resale is prohibited. REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must bear the copyright notice and be properly credited to the relevant photographer, as shown in this metadata, and must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to NGM. Any uses in which the image appears without proper copyright notice, photographer credit and a caption referencing NGM are subject to paid licensing. Mandatory usage requirements:1. Include mandatory photo credit with each image © Brian Finke/National Geographic2. Show the November cover of National Geographic somewhere in the post (credit: National Geographic) unless using only one image - you do not have to show the cover3. Provide a prominent link to: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/meat/4. Mention that the images are from "the November issue of National Geographic magazine”Beef is big in Texas. Last year in the state, ten times as many calves were born, 3.85 million, as human babies.At the Big Texan in Amarillo—which offers free rides in a longhorn limo—you get your 72-ounce steak for free ifyou finish it in under an hour, along with the shrimp cocktail, the baked potato, the salad, and the roll.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 20, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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General Joseph Ousmane Zoundeko, a Seleka commander, at his base in Bambari. Central African Republic.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 17, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Only a few nights to his departure, Amir hangs out with his friend in a park late at night and smokes a joint to relax. Tehran, Iran.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 16, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Pamela seen in the caravan. From the series, The Travellers.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 15, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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A protester raises his fist during a nightly march toward the Ferguson Police Dept. on Oct. 10, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 14, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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John Yarkpawolo looks over the body of four-day-old Diana Dormeyan, his granddaughter, whose mother died while giving birth to her, at their family home in Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct. 8, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 13, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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The Carnival Ball at the Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. February 2013.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 10, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Health workers enter the high-risk zone as they make the morning rounds at the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit in Sgt. Kollie Town near Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct. 6, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 9, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Dog and Hawk. Viñales, Cuba. 2002.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 8, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Pro-democracy student protestors stand near the office of Hong Kong's Chief Executive in Admiralty, Oct. 3, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 7, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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