Sami Parkkinen (born 1974) is a Finnish photographer. He employs photography and sculpture to investigate the human consciousness and the need to rebuild society. Parkkinen's work has featured in international joint and solo exhibitions since 2009 including The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize exhibition at National Portrait Gallery, London in 2015 and Circulation(s) – Festival de la Jeune Photographie Européenne, Paris in 2016. During both of these exhibitions, Parkkinen's works were displayed in large-scale poster reproductions at underground stations in Paris and London. Parkkinen has also had solo shows at the Finnish Museum of Photography in 2010 and most recently at the National Museum of Finland in 2021.