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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.

Bed Sheet Backgrounds: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

https://www.adorama.com

Using fabric as a background for your studio portraits has many advantages but fabric can be expensive, especially when you need a wide width. Photographer Gavin Hoey ran into the same problem when he first started shooting and his solution was simple. Bedsheets as backgrounds.

Bed sheets come in many sizes and an almost endless variety of colors and patterns. In this video Gavin tests out three black duvet covers, one plain, one with stripes and finally one with a damask pattern in his small home studio.

Related Products at Adorama:

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

Flashpoint eVOLV 200
http://www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bed%20Sheet%20Backgrounds%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Glow ParaPop 28"
http://www.adorama.com/glsbsm28pp.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bed%20Sheet%20Backgrounds%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint 10’ C-Stand and Boom Arm
https://www.adorama.com/fplsc.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bed%20Sheet%20Backgrounds%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

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

Model: Meg Biffin
Instagram @meg_biffin

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Limited Color Palette Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

https://www.adorama.com

Less is more is a great tip for portrait photographers and in this video Gavin Hoey shows you how limiting your colour palette can create portraits that really pop.

Gavin starts with a blue background and adds blue props, make-up and outfit to the model to get the colors to match. Then the model swaps to a red look and Gavin creates a matching background by using colored gels on to a great background in his small home studio.

Related Products at Adorama:

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

eVOLV 200
http://www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Limited%20Color%20Palette%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Glow ParaPop 28"
http://www.adorama.com/glsbsm28pp.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Limited%20Color%20Palette%20Portraits%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=Limited%20Color%20Palette%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint 10’ C-Stand and Boom Arm
https://www.adorama.com/fplsc.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Limited%20Color%20Palette%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

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

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

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High Key Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

https://www.adorama.com

High Key lighting is more then simply photographing against a very light background. Join us in this episode as photographer Gavin Hoey explains the technique of a correctly exposed image that mostly learns towards the bright side.

High key lighting can be tricky to pull off well, so Gavin has some top styling tips to help create some stunning high key portraits.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
http://www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%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=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Streaklight 360
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsl360k1.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Glow ParaPop 38" (larger softbox)
http://www.adorama.com/glsbsm38pp.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Linco 8' Stand
http://www.adorama.com/li8308.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Sekonic L-308S
http://www.adorama.com/skl308sn.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Microsoft Surface Book i7
http://www.adorama.com/mis96d00001.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

Benro GoPlus 28c Tripod
http://www.adorama.com/befgp28c.html?utm_source=rflaid912846&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=High%20Key%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=Video

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

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5 Tips to Fix White Background Problems: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

Posted in Adorama, tips, tutorial, studio, problems with white background, photography by adoramatv on August 12th, 2016

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