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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.

Five Looks from One Black Hat: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

https://www.adorama.com

Getting the most from a single prop is a challenge that can only improve your portrait photography. In this case Gavin Hoey uses a basic black sun hat as his prop and that includes it in five different looks.

Hats can cast shadows on a model and ruin your photos but Gavin has some top tips for both eliminating shadows and deliberately keeping them for a touch of drama.

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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro
http://www.adorama.com/iom1240b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Flash
http://www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint eVOLV Dual Power Head
https://www.adorama.com/fplfevtwin.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Flashpoint R2 TTL Transmitter
https://www.adorama.com/fprrr2tp.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%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=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%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=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%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=Five%20Looks%20from%20One%20Black%20Hat%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model : Fern Maeve
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/modelfernmaeve/

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

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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.

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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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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
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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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Shooting Silhouettes in the Midday Sun: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

http://www.adorama.com

The key to a good silhouette photo is contrast and in the middle of the day, with the sun overhead that's not so easy to do. However Gavin Hoey has some top photography tips which will help you make the perfect silhouette shot every time.

Once the basic technique is mastered, Gavin steps it up a level by adding smoke, a pop of flash and some Photoshop tips to create an misty silhouette image.

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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro
http://www.adorama.com/iom1240b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Shooting%20Silhouettes%20in%20the%20Midday%20Sun%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Xplor600
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Microsoft Surface Book i7
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CHAUVET Hurricane 1301 Fog Machine
http://www.adorama.com/chh1301.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Shooting%20Silhouettes%20in%20the%20Midday%20Sun%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Zoom Mini “O” Flash/Trigger
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsmminio.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Shooting%20Silhouettes%20in%20the%20Midday%20Sun%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Kerry Allingham
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/kerrycosplay

Location: Gatwick Aviation Museum
http://www.gatwick-aviation-museum.co.uk

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

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Location Portraits with HSS Flash: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

http://www.adorama.com

If you shoot portraits on location High Speed Sync (HSS) flash is a skill that can make a huge difference to the look of your images. In this video photographer Gavin Hoey compares standard flash and HSS flash, talks about it's pros and cons and then shoots some vintage styled portraits using the Gatwick Aviation Museum as his background.

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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro
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Xplor600
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Zoom Mini “O” Flash/Trigger
http://www.adorama.com/fplfsmminio.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Location%20Portraits%20with%20HSS%20Flash%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=Location%20Portraits%20with%20HSS%20Flash%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Kerry Allingham
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/kerrycosplay/

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

http://www.adorama.com

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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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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Olympus 12-100mm f/4 Pro
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Zoom Li-ion Speedlight
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Flashpoint R1 Zoom Speedlight Triggers
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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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