This e-book is not just about technique and equipment. It's essential guide to stunning Astrophotography: How to Capture Stars and Milky Way. If you are just starting star and astrophotography, this Masterclass is perfect for you! Even if you are an experienced photographer, there are riveting post-processing techniques with unique insight to star photography. 

The tools, we have gathered for this Masterclass from award-winning photographer Mikko Lagerstedt's work can be applied to your photography. All of the methods through this process were used and tested to create Mikko's highly popular series ‘Edge’, ‘Atmosphere’ and ‘Visions of Depths’. Scroll down to see example images created with the Masterclass.


  • How to Capture Astrophotography: Milky Way, Night Sky and Stars
  • Equipment Information for Astrophotography and Post-Processing
  • How to Plan Star Photographs: Location Scouting & Timing
  • How to Capture Star Photographs: Focus, Read the Landscape, Composition and Camera Settings
  • How To Edit Star Photographs in Lightroom / Camera Raw and Photoshop
    • Three In-Depth Tutorials Visions of Depth, Dreamy Night and Moonlit. 
      • How To Create Surreal Star Photography: Combine Multiple Images – Capture Technique & Post-Process
      • How To Use Light Pollution in Star Photography: Capture Technique & Post-Process
      • How To Use Moonlight in Star Photography: Capture Technique & Post-Process
  • Photography Inspiration Exercises to Get Motivated

Star Photography Masterclass e-book

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"Mikko, thank you for another awesome product that inspires me and drives me to be a better photographer and helps me to continue to reach higher and higher. Thank you for sharing your talent and knowledge with us! I love your work!"
– Chris M.

"This e-book by Photography Mikko Lagerstedt is a great piece of advice for you night shooters and creative guys out there. I was lucky to check this for Mikko before publication and I can say I learned a LOT about things related to night photography. Worth every penny for sure!"
 – Felix Inden

"It's a Superb resource and must read for anyone getting into Astrophotography whether beginner or advanced!"
– Raico Rosenberg

"Downloaded and did first read through...great tips, phenomenal photos, fabulous eBook! Can't wait to put some of those great tips to use!"
– Julie D.

"Thank you, just downloaded - this is what has been missing from my life!"
– Monika K.

"Read the book! Definitely worth every penny! Now I want more!"
– Caleb R.

example pages from the masterclass (overall 71–pages)



Essential Guide To Star Photography - Create Exceptional Milky Way and Star Photographs

Essential Guide To Star Photography - Create Exceptional Milky Way and Star Photographs


Images Created With The Techniques in The e-Book

about the author






Mikko Lagerstedt is a professional award-winning, fine art photographer from Finland. Mikko grew up in the Finnish countryside and was surrounded by nature and unique landscapes. He often found himself wandering in forests and plains in waist deep snow.  His love of nature and photography evolved from those early days.

Mikko strives to create unique and inspiring photographs, and his mission is to find new and different techniques, to produce outstanding work. See Mikko's work on

Mikko has written articles for Advanced Photoshop Magazine, and his images have appeared in publications around the world, including magazines Digital Photography, Amateur Photographer, Daily Mail, The Telegraph, and many others. Mikko’s photographs have been used in various ad campaigns for brands such as Chevrolet, UVU, TP-Link and many others.


"Mikko Lagerstedt's images do all the talking. No, scrap that. They scream and shout brilliance." 
- Digital SLR Photography Magazine 
"Utterly captivating, the images are full of imagination that endeavors to relay a sense of magic after dark."
- Meghan Young, Trend Hunter
"By finding his unique vision, Mikko has managed to create a portfolio of beautiful and atmospheric images that have captured the imagination of others."
- Debbie Allen, Amateur Photographer Magazine
"..a photographer whose work pushes the boundaries of our profession to create
images that are emotional, edgy, original, and most of all capture a unique moment in time." 

-  Lauri Laukkanen, SLR Lounge

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a PayPal account to pay?
No, you can also pay with Credit Card via PayPal

What programs do I need to read the e-book?
We recommend the free Adobe Acrobat Reader for this e-book it works both on Mac and Windows

If I purchase the Masterclass do I have to download it immediately?
No, you can buy the Masterclass whenever you want and download it later from the link provided to your email

What kind of software do I need to follow through the Star Photography Masterclass e-book tutorial part?
In the post-processing tutorial section, you should have Lightroom or Camera Raw and Photoshop CS5 or later to follow it step-by-step

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