Friends, another year has raced by, and what a fascinating year it’s been! I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to pour myself into exploring new creative frontiers and beginning to learn about motion graphics, animation, and 3D. If you’d like to see what I’ve been up to, I’ve loaded a few of my favorite 2016 […]View Post
The Johnson family would like to wish you all a beautiful holiday season filled with whatever activities make your heart light up. Here’s to a peaceful new year!View Post
In the mood for some lively conversation about creativity, inspiration, and making images that bring your imagination to life? Tune in to this pixeLobby podcast where Brian Mundy, Cindy Wilkerson, and I share our stories and passions!View Post
Exciting news! Charles Needle and I have just opened registration for our Oct. 9 – 14, 2016 Nova Scotia workshop. Since this is the only workshop I’ll be teaching this year, we’re anticipating that seats will fill quickly. Grab one while you can!
To view a colorful flyer bursting with details, […]View Post
Friends, my “Best of 2015” Photo Gallery is live! I hope it inspires you to create images that resonate with your own heart.
Happy holidays, everyone! I hope 2015 has been a year of astounding creativity with lots more on the way in 2016.
As I reflect on the year and my life as an artist and teacher, I often ask myself how I can use my photography and creative energy to make the world a […]View Post
Interested in taking a peek behind the photo compositing curtain? Check out this free 1.5 hour Photoshop presentation with Andrew Kavanagh where I share all kinds of exciting photo compositing secrets!
I love the idea of sharing complex layered photo composites in a condensed educational fashion using animated GIFs. In lieu of today’s Photoshop Workbench video tutorial, I’m delighted to share 19 completed composites followed by “quick glimpse” animated GIFs showing how each composite was built. View the GIFs.
Wanna learn how to create spectacular Hollywood-quality exploding particle effects with Photoshop? Check out this interview/tutorial I did with Jan Kabili on TheFIX.
Audio-only version on iTunes.
If you’ve ever dreamed of decorating your walls with MSJPhotography original prints, there’s never been a better opportunity! Purchase a gorgeous, ready-to-hang print today and save 40% through the end of July with coupon code msjptp40. Choose from hundreds of images, including breathtaking flowerscapes from Botanical Dreaming, imaginative photo composites, award-winning landscapes, grungy HDR masterpieces, […]View Post
If you have any desire at all to hang prints on your walls, you owe it to yourself to check out this brief video about a revolutionary new photo panel creation resource that will absolutely knock your socks off and inspire you to finally hang beautiful photos all over your walls!
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During these long winter nights around the holiday season, I’ve been snuggling up with books and catching up on some reading. In one book, A Sudden Light by Garth Stein, I encountered three unexpected passages that resonated so clearly with my view of life and creative expression that I’m yearning to […]View Post