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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.

Thin Beam of Light Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

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Sometimes less is more and that's exactly what photographer Gavin Hoey explores when he creates a small slot of light for a portrait shoot.

Gavin takes the DIY budget approach to creating a slot of light, recycling a cardboard tube to control the light. In the video he'll show you how to create a slot of light and then three different ways it can be used and extended into a thin beam to create some eye catching portraits.

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Model: Jack Marshall

Photos by Gavin Hoey
https://www.instagram.com/thegavinhoey

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Create Dramatic Lighting with Two Speedlights: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

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Being creative with your portraits doesn't mean you must have the biggest flash or the best softbox. In this video Gavin Hoey takes on the challenge of shooting a creative portrait using nothing more the two bare Flashpoint speedlights in his small home studio.
After the shoot Gavin has some great Lightroom and Photoshop tips to enhance the detail and control the lighting even further.

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Model: Fern

Photos by Gavin Hoey
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