nights stars

Preset Collection Phase

I'm thrilled to publish a completely new preset collection Phase. I believe it's the best editing solution I have ever created! It includes over 200 presets with a completely new system to work with your images, simple step-by-step work-flow. 

I hope everyone a wonderful Christmas time! Enjoy! :)

Something about a Tree - Edited with Morning Light preset in the  Phase Collection

Something about a Tree - Edited with Morning Light preset in the Phase Collection

Dreamy Night

Here is another shot taken at Yyteri beach, Finland. It was a beautiful night to walk around the beach alone. I think the light pollution gives this photograph dreamy atmosphere. I hope you like it!

Equipment & Exif

Nikon D800, Samyang 14 mm f/2.8, Sirui R-4203L tripod with K-40X ball head
ISO 6400, 14 mm, f/2.8, 30 sec. 

Post-processing 

For base edit I used my Fine Art Lightroom Preset: Landscape - Stars II. I also used one of my upcoming Lightroom presets to edit the colors here. No Photoshop was used to edit this one. 

Dreamy Night - Mikko Lagerstedt 2014

I just released a new project on Behance: Night II I'm really happy that it got featured on the front page of the site among many blogs. 

If you are interested, I was interviewed for two websites check those out:
http://www.idesigni.co.uk/blog/interview-top-finnish-landscape-photographer-mikko-lagerstedt/
&
http://www.photographyoffice.com/blog/2014/9/the-most-beautiful-night-sky-photography-by-mikko-lagerstedt

Stars - Samyang 14 mm f/2.8

Hey everyone. 

I had great time photographing the stars few days ago near Kouvola, Finland. Here is couple of shots I shot while I was there. I used the Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 lens, which turned out to be excellent lens to capture the stars. 

Exif:
1. Nikon D800, Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 @ f/3.2, 30 sec, ISO 6400
2. Nikon D800, Samyang 14 mm f/2.8 @ f/3.2, 3625 sec, ISO 100