Creating Your Own Custom Color Palettes In Photoshop

Creating Your Own Custom Color Palettes In Photoshop

Creating Your Own Custom Color Palettes In Photoshop   In this video, I’m going to show you how to make your own custom color palettes from your photos in Photoshop. I gave away a template like this in my Cracking The Color Code Photography Workshop and...
What A Decade This Has Been

What A Decade This Has Been

What a decade this has been!   As we head into a new year… and not just that… a new decade – it is time for a little bit of reflection on the last 10 years and the changes it has brought. This last decade has been a doozy for me… I had an...
Handmade Christmas – Paper Angels Tutorial

Handmade Christmas – Paper Angels Tutorial

Handmade Paper Angel Tutorial   Here it is… the last tutorial in our handmade Christmas series. I love angels. Probably more so since my mom passed away 6 years ago. I like to think of her up there watching down over me as an angel in heaven. So I have a...
Handmade Christmas – Paper Ornaments Tutorial

Handmade Christmas – Paper Ornaments Tutorial

Handmade Paper Ornaments Tutorial   Here it is… the next tutorial in our handmade Christmas series. These are soooo pretty and are perfect for hanging up as decorations in your house and to use in your Christmas photography setups. I am using a few simple...
Handmade Christmas – Paper Star Tutorial

Handmade Christmas – Paper Star Tutorial

Handmade Paper Star Tutorial   I have been looking around Instagram lately getting inspired by all the beautiful Christmas photos. Particularly some of the Swedish accounts I follow who are using some wonderful handmade decorations. I decided to try my hand at a...
Sometimes life gets in the way…

Sometimes life gets in the way…

Sometimes life gets in the way…   10/8/2019 I’ve been off my game for about a month… and life is just getting back to normal. I had a health scare after a routine mammogram – something came up abnormal… and I got the call that they...
New Photography Color Workshop

New Photography Color Workshop

Cracking the color code…  “Telling yourself you have all the time in the world, all the money in the world, all the colors in the palette, anything you want – that just kills creativity.” -Jack While (Steak Like An Artist)  I love this whole concept. I can’t...
Art Talks Podcast Interview

Art Talks Podcast Interview

I was super honored to be interviewed for the Nicky Jameson Art Talks podcast! This is such a wonderful podcast where Nicky is interviewing various creatives in a casual conversation format. I have listened to quite a bit of these interviews and been really inspired...
Blessed are they

Blessed are they

*Still Stories preset and texture from the Majesty collection *Lensbaby Velvet 56 | f4 Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. ~Camille Pissarro   How beautiful is this quote and especially true for...
Where do ideas come from?

Where do ideas come from?

Where do ideas and inspiration come from?   I think a lot about this, talk to my friends about it, get into long philosophical discussions about it with anyone that will listen sometimes… it fascinates me how we get inspired and how inspiration strikes us at the...
Published – Artists Down Under Magazine

Published – Artists Down Under Magazine

I am absolutely thrilled to be published in Artist Down Under Magazine! This beautiful publication is a culmination of the amazing digital artistry from the Students in Australia and New Zealand who take some of  Sebastian Michaels very creative Photoshop Artistry...
Why I Study Slow Arts

Why I Study Slow Arts

Do you study any arts beyond photography?What is a slow art? Everything else beyond photography. I consider photography to be a fairly fast art after you learn your craft. You take your photo, process it and you are good to move onto the next photo basically. That is...
New Workshop – Tiny Details – A Macro Workshop

New Workshop – Tiny Details – A Macro Workshop

Welcome! I am thrilled to introduce a brand new workshop! Tiny Details – A Macro Workshop In this workshop, we are going to deep dive into the world of macro photography. We are going to cover the basics to get you on good footing and then we are going to push...
New Workshop – Creating Beautiful Backdrop Boards

New Workshop – Creating Beautiful Backdrop Boards

Welcome! I am thrilled to introduce a brand new workshop! Creating Beautiful Backdrop Boards In this workshop, we are going to learn how to create our own backdrop boards. When you go to purchase a backdrop board from a company making them – you can easily spend $200...
Look how far we’ve come…

Look how far we’ve come…

We’ve all gotta start somewhere… And in this post, I’m showing off a few of my most embarrassing, cringe-worthy, starter photos so you can see how far I’ve come over the years. I was always a bit interested in photography… but in 2011 I...
New Photography Workshop – Still Stories

New Photography Workshop – Still Stories

I am thrilled to introduce Still Stories – Creating Meaningful Still Life Photos! I have spent the past 3 months putting this together and cannot wait to share with you all the goodies I came up with. I absolutely love putting together workshops because it gives...
Published in Somerset Digital Studio Spring 2018

Published in Somerset Digital Studio Spring 2018

I am over-the-moon this week! I just got my artist copy of Digital Somerset Magazine in the mail and not only have I been published again – one of my photos made the cover!! I don’t care how many times you get published – whether it is the first time...
Let’s Do 52 – Photography Project 2018

Let’s Do 52 – Photography Project 2018

As the New Year comes around every year – I always look around for new things to learn, projects to start, classes to take, and in general, new ways to grow my skills.Below you will find our 52 weeks of prompts. Use the prompts to give you some direction. Think...
Enjoying the fall and learning new skills

Enjoying the fall and learning new skills

*Processed with Beautiful Luxe Lightroom Presets – Beautifully Luxe 1 I have been learning some new filming techniques – trying to up my game in my video skills. I love learning new things – every year I seem to take on a new project or try to learn...
Published in Somerset Digital Studio

Published in Somerset Digital Studio

I am absolutely thrilled to be published in Somerset Digital Studio!! I was like a little kid after getting the mail today. Couldn’t get my package opened fast enough to see what had arrived. So I hope you stop by the newsstand and check out the Autumn 2017...