Category Archives: Portrait

My Pick of my Best Images of 2016

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Here are 12 of what I consider my best images of 2016. The first 2, Lady pouring Milk, and Lady with the Balance are continuations of my Vermeer reconstruction series I started in 2015. They have won prizes and commendations … Continue reading

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Recreating the Classics: Vermeer, The Lady with the Balance

LEFT: My Original Digital Photographic image,  The Lady with the Balance,  A Studio Reconstruction 2016. Model: Stephanie Byrne RIGHT: Original Oil painting by Johannes Vermeer, The Lady with the Balance c.1664

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Recreating the Classics: Vermeer, The Milkmaid, 2016

        LEFT: Original Digital Photographic image by Michael Sheehan, The Milkmaid,  A Studio Reconstruction 2016, Model: Jessica Kisiel RIGHT: Original Oil painting by Johannes Vermeer, The Milkmaid c.1657 Come see my original Framed Photographic work in Print … Continue reading

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Recreating the Classic Vermeer Paintings, The Girl with the Pearl Earring

      LEFT: Original Digital Photographic image by Michael Sheehan, The Girl with the Pearl Earring  A Studio Reconstruction 2016. Model: Erin Andie. Right: Original Oil painting by Johannes Vermeer The Girl with the Pearl Earring c1665 Come see … Continue reading

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Baroque Lady for Valentine’s Day

Desiree Nicole Hays, the consummate professional, as usual came all prepared in period costume and with a playful attitude which made the shoot run very smoothly. She can be contacted at http://www.nicolehays.com/ Ambient light by late evening was dappled and so … Continue reading

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“Post” Work

After the shoot is done, next comes the downloading, the weeding out of the  weaker images, the selection of the stronger images, the post processing of the best images and then the final selection of the top few images from … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Rai

This image of the beautiful Rai Sampson from Tampa was shot in Mark Aeling’s studio at the Soft Water Studios in St Pete as part of the St Pete Art and Fashion week recently. The background is one of Mark’s … Continue reading

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My Free Lightroom Portrait Adjustment Brush Preset Group

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I was asked to explain my portrait retouching workflow at a recent Meetup of my Strobist group. I have uploaded for your editing pleasure a spreadsheet file of these preset settings here: MichaelSheehanPhotos.com/LRCC5AdjBrushEffectPresetNos.xlsx of course you would have to add … Continue reading

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Comic Con Tampa 2015

I had a wonderful time again this year at Comic Con, despite the miserable rain. Thank you everyone for being so pleasant and agreeing to having your image taken. You may remember my weird Flash set up. It is made … Continue reading

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Gallopsville Cars, Model Shoot

I completed another model shoot with the Tampa Bay Modeling Meetup Group last Sunday and had the opportunity to shoot some cool images with some great models, both automotive and human! Shot with one Alien B 800 in a softbox, … Continue reading

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