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. 


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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Great Resources For Photographers

A collection of websites I find very interesting and great sources of inspiration. If you are stuffed with Christmas food and not ready to go out and take photos, you might want to check these sites out. :)


Photography Inspiration

Curated photography gallery - a great source of inspiration and a fun community.



Lots of photos and a voting system, great site if you want to see what kind of photography is popular among photographers. 



A huge community with different creative fields.. Photography, Design, Fashion, etc. 



Daily inspiration source from Design, Photography to Items.. 



Image bookmarking source for anything really.
Tip: hit J to go forward and K to go back.


Looks Like Good Design

Source of inspiring projects and photographers.


My Modern Metropolis

A blog with all kind of sources of inspiration.



News and inspiration, anything photography related.





Even before I stumbled into Photography, I was going through this site. It's a great source of tutorials, inspiration and wallpapers. 


For every photographer or photo enthusiast, this site provides excellent video tutorials and talks about photography.



One of my favorite sites for Photoshop -tutorials. 


Hope you liked the list. Happy Holidays!