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Take & Make Great Photography

Professional photographer and Photoshop editor, Gavin Hoey provides easy to understand video tutorials explaining the process of making great photography from photo shoot technique to graphic editing.

Create Amazing Backgrounds with Smoke: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

Posted in Photo, podcast, Gavin Hoey, AdoramaTV, Photography, Photoshop, Studio, Camera, Amsterdam by adoramatv on April 28th, 2015

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If you’re looking to create dramatic effects in your studio with minimal cost, a smoke machine, fog machine or hazer could be the perfect tool. Gavin Hoey gives some great advice and some simple lighting tips that can work wonders on your smoke photos.
After Gavin has completed his fortune teller photo shoot he takes one of the final photos into Photoshop and has some great tips on controlling contrast and using the Patch tool to clone out larger items such as softboxes.
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Panning in Amsterdam: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey: AdoramaTV

Posted in Photo, podcast, Gavin Hoey, AdoramaTV, Photography, Photoshop, Studio, Camera, Amsterdam by adoramatv on April 22nd, 2015

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Panning is a simple technique to learn but takes plenty of practice to master. Moving subjects such as cars and bikes makes excellent panning photos and in this video Gavin Hoey gives you some simple hints and tips to get you started.
A few drops of rain can completely transform your photos but as Gavin discovered it doesn't stop the cyclists of Amsterdam. 
After the shoot follow Gavin into Photoshop where he has a couple of tips for dealing with distracting colours in the background of a photo.
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