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ATMOSPHERE eBook and Preset Collection

I’m proud to release a new eBook ATMOSPHERE ~ How to create atmospheric photography. I took all my knowledge about how to create evocative photographs and combined them into the eBook. If you want to learn how I approach mood in photography and editing take a look, and I believe anyone can learn something from the eBook.

The ATMOSPHERE eBook includes topics about what creates mood and from generating ideas to planning and capturing the photographs. The eBook consists of seven different editing tutorials from some of my favorite pictures.

These are the things you will learn from the eBook

  • What creates mystery and atmosphere

  • How to use color to create mood

  • How to capture atmospheric photographs

  • In-Depth Editing tutorials

    • First Snow ~ Color editing

    • Old Ghost In The Mist ~ Learn simplistic editing

    • Blizzard ~ Learn light editing

    • Path ~ How to use color to create mood

    • Heart of the Storm ~ How to create atmospheric photo manipulations

    • Pathway ~ Creative editing in Photoshop

    • Strange Ways ~ Using blur to emphasize mood

  • Extra Content

    • How to find your vision & style in photography

    • Deconstruct photographs and learn faster

Example pages from the eBook

Tutorials from the eBook

NEW ATMOSPHERE PRESET COLLECTION

A new Preset Collection included in the ATMOSPHERE Bundle you can find on the eBook page. The ATMOSPHERE Preset Collection was made with the photographs in the eBook and it contains 23 high-quality presets for Lightroom CC Classic (7.3 and later) and for Camera Raw.

Example images created entirely with the new presets

Photography for the New Nokia SmartPhone

I'm proud to see one of my pictures selected as the new Nokia smartphone default background! You may have seen it in various places. There is an addition of another of my images in the catalog of the phones backgrounds. The mobilephone actually sold out in a minute in China! 

Here is a view of the phone and picture. 

New Nokia Mobile Phone - Sold out in China in a couple of minutes

If you are interested of the phone you can see more information about the phone on Nokia's website: https://www.nokia.com/en_int/phones

Mikko Lagerstedt - Luminscence - Default Background Photograph for Nokia's new phone

Mikko Lagerstedt - Night Flight - Background Photograph for Nokia's new phone

First Row

I'm thrilled to show you another photo from the same night as my previous photograph: Divided. I had some fun in Yyteri, Finland walking down the beach alone, just mesmerized by the beauty of life. I tried to capture the beautiful sight I witnessed while sitting on the bench from a spectators perspective. Hope you enjoy it!

Equipment & Exif

Nikon D800, Samyang 14 mm f/2.8, Sirui R-4203L tripod with K-40X ball head
ISO 5000, 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 Photoshop for the Milky Way with my upcoming Photoshop Action: Stars Enhance. Hopefully the Action pack will be ready in the next couple of weeks, still working on it to make it as good as possible.

First Row - Mikko Lagerstedt, 2014

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