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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.

Laser Background Portrait Shoot: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

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Turning a small home studio into a mini disco is a creative idea that's surprisingly easy to set up and has amazing photographic potential. All you need is a dark room, some smoke and a small laser projector. Photographer Gavin Hoey takes these simple props and combines them with an LED torch and a flash to create the illusion of a nightclub dance floor in your own home.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
http://www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Olympus M.Zuiko 7-14mm f/2.8 Pro
http://www.adorama.com/iom714mb.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

CHAUVET MiN Laser RG
https://www.adorama.com/chminlaserrg.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flash Point eVOLV 200 flash
http://www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Glow ParaPop 28" (Smaller softbox)
http://www.adorama.com/glsbsm28pp.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Linco 8' Stand
http://www.adorama.com/li8308.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Black / White Background (westcott)
http://www.adorama.com/we7284bw.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Benro GoPlus 28c Tripod
http://www.adorama.com/befgp28c.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

CHAUVET Hurricane 1301 Fog Machine
http://www.adorama.com/chh1301.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Laser%20Background%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Beth Smith
http://purpleport.com/portfolio/bethsmithmodel/

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.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
http://www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Dramatic%20Lighting%20with%20Two%20Speedlights%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Olympus 12-100mm f/4 Pro
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Zoom Li-ion Speedlight
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsmzl2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Dramatic%20Lighting%20with%20Two%20Speedlights%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint R1 Zoom Speedlight Triggers
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsmzlrr.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Dramatic%20Lighting%20with%20Two%20Speedlights%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Microsoft Surface Book i7
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Sekonic L-308S
http://www.adorama.com/skl308sn.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Dramatic%20Lighting%20with%20Two%20Speedlights%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Fern

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

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Film Noir Portrait Shoot: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

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Dark, moody and sinister, Film Noir is a style that packs a punch with hard edged shadows and high contrast. In this tutorial Gavin Hoey takes you a simple set-up to transform a small home studio into a classic private detectives office.

Gavin shows you how props and lights combine to create the final scene and then takes you into Photoshop to give the image that Film Noir mono look.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro
http://www.adorama.com/iom1240b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

eVOLV 200 www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Zoom Li-ion Speedlight
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsmzl2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint R1 Triggers
http://www.adorama.com/fprrsl.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Sekonic L-308S
http://www.adorama.com/skl308sn.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Microsoft Surface Book i7
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Benro GoPlus 28c Tripod
www.adorama.com/befgp28c.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint Streaklight Grid/Gel Set
www.adorama.com/fphcsl.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Film%20Noir%20Portrait%20Shoot%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Private Detective Model: Brian Mansi

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

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Rainy Portraits in the Studio: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

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Making fake rain inside a studio is a great way to create an image that's very different to most studio portraits but still keeps you in total control. In this video Gavin Hoey walks you through his rain covered window set up. He's got some amazing tips and tricks that can bring the outside inside and rounds things off with a neat Photoshop trick to complete the effect.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark ii http://www.adorama.com/iomem5m2b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro http://www.adorama.com/IOM1240B.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Flashpoint Light Stand
http://www.adorama.com/FPLS9.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Black rapid RS-7 Strap
http://www.adorama.com/BRRS7.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Sekonic L-308S Flashmate
http://www.adorama.com/SKL308S.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Creative Collection http://www.adorama.com/FPLFSL360K2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Flashpoint Zoom Li-on Manual On-Camera Flash http://www.adorama.com/FPLFSMZL.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Flashpoint 7' AutoStand
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Microsoft Surface Book
http://www.adorama.com/MISCR700001.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Glow ParaPop 38" Portable Softbox
https://www.adorama.com/glsbsm38ppbo.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Rainy%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3ATake%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Photos by Gavin Hoey

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Borough Market 15 Minute Photo Challenge : Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

http://www.adorama.com
Borough Market in the heart of London is a wonderful location for food lovers and photographers alike. Join Gavin Hoey as he takes on the challenge of finding some great photos in just 15 minutes on a cold winters morning at the market.
Related products at Adorama:
Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark ii http://www.adorama.com/iomem5m2b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_content=video&utm_campaign=Borough%20Market%2015%20Min%20Photo%20Challenge%20%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro http://www.adorama.com/IOM1240B.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_content=video&utm_campaign=Borough%20Market%2015%20Min%20Photo%20Challenge%20%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Photos by Gavin Hoey
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Beyond Basic Bokeh: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

Posted in Photo, Gavin Hoey, AdoramaTV, Photography, Studio, Camera, Lens, Bokeh, Olympus, Flashpoint by adoramatv on December 21st, 2015

http://www.adorama.com
Once you’ve mastered the basics of shooting great bokeh with your camera, you’re ready to move up a gear and that’s exactly what photographer Gavin Hoey does in the “how to” video. Gavin has three great tips for adding flash, increasing the amount of bokeh and changing the shape of the bokeh pattern in camera. He then jumps over to Photoshop of a quick bit of editing to perfect the final image.
Related Products at Adorma:
Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark ii http://www.adorama.com/iomem5m2b.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Video&utm_campaign=Beyond%20Basic%20Bokeh%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro http://www.adorama.com/IOM1240B.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Video&utm_campaign=Beyond%20Basic%20Bokeh%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Vanguard 284 CB100 
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Glow ParaPop 28"" R Softbox http://www.adorama.com/GLSBSM28PPFP.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Video&utm_campaign=Beyond%20Basic%20Bokeh%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Flashpoint Zoom Li-on Manual On-Camera Flash http://www.adorama.com/FPLFSMZL.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Video&utm_campaign=Beyond%20Basic%20Bokeh%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Flashpoint 7' AutoStand 
http://www.adorama.com/FPLS7AS.html?utm_source=Youtube&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Video&utm_campaign=Beyond%20Basic%20Bokeh%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey%20
Photos by Gavin Hoey
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