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 http://www.mikkolagerstedt.com

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