Take & Make Great Photography

Take & Make Great Photography

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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.

Episodes

How to Light a Magical Box: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Bring a little magic to your studio portraits by creating your very own mystery, magic box filled with light and swirling smoke. With the help of photographer Gavin Hoey’s hints and tips, plus his easy to follow steps, you’ll soon master the technique.

Gavin will start by showing how to light a small magic box. He’ll then take the same skills and apply them to a much larger mystery chest in an attic room setting. All without leaving his small home studio.

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Shooting Silhouettes in the Midday Sun: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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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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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.

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

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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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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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Bring the Circus to Your Studio: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Getting it right in camera is always the best idea but sometimes it’s not always possible to create the shot you want, especially when your home studio space is limited.

In this video Gavin Hoey shows you one way of thinking big by using a neat Photoshop trick to double his studio size and create a big top in a small studio.

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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.

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Shooting Against a Shiny Background: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Photographing reflective surfaces is always a challenge but when that surface is your entire background it can produce some incredible images. The trick, according to Gavin Hoey, is to manage the reflections from your lights and accept that they’re always be there.

Follow along as Gavin walks through is reflective corner lighting, adds a splash of color with gels and final fine tunes the image in Photoshop.

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Portraits with a Plastic Dust Sheet: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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A cheap plastic dust sheet might not sound like a perfect prop for portraits but as photographer Gavin Hoey will show you, if you combine it with a bit of creative thinking and some simple lighting, it has amazing potential.

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Location Photo Challenges: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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When Adorama TV’s Gavin Hoey and Mark Wallace get together you can be sure that photography and fun soon follow. In this video they both take part in two more pointless photo challenges.
This time Gavin and Mark take on a street photography scavenger hunt and test their ability to keep fit whilst shooting creative photos.

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

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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.

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Maximize Shallow Depth of Field Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Shallow depth of field portraits is a perfect technique to use in any small home studio but there’s more to it then simply shooting with a wide aperture. In this video Gavin Hoey will pass on his top tips on how to get the feeling of maximum shallow depth of field on your portraits and also what to avoid.

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Pointless Photo Challenge: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Photography can be a serious business sometimes but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun along the way. So when Adorama TV’s Gavin Hoey and Mark Wallace got together they volunteered to take on some fun but ever so slightly pointless photo challenges.
In this episode both Mark and Gavin take part in a reverse model shoot and folding challenge against the clock.

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Shallow Depth of Field Studio Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Shallow depth of field portraits look amazing but getting a good shot with flash is more tricky then you might think. Using flash technology like High Speed Sync (HSS) makes shooting wide open, whilst overpowering the ambient light, simple. In this video Gavin Hoey takes a more low tech approach and shows you how to shoot manual flash, in a bright home studio and still get portraits with amazing blurred backgrounds.

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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.

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Is It A Portrait?: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Portrait photography is the cornerstone of many photographers work but opinions of what is and is not a portrait can be very different. In this video Gavin Hoey partially covers a models face and asks the question is it still a portrait?

Gavin also has some quick tips for combining three images into a triptych inside of Photoshop.

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Shooting Winter and Snow Studio Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Shooting portraits on a cold winter day isn’t a problem if you work in a studio. But just because you’re inside doesn’t mean can’t shoot a wintery scene. Photographer Gavin Hoey shares his top tips on creating the impression of winter in his small home studio.

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Create Dramatic Overhead Studio Lighting: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Lighting from above gives an amazing look to your portraits but in a small studio space it also creates a number of problems. In this video Gavin Hoey has some great photography and lighting tips that will help make a small studio space feel bigger.

Of course there’s also some Photoshop tricks that can help make a small studio look bigger and Gavin has some great tips there too.

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Blowing Hair In The Studio: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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A fan or wind machine is a great accessory for adding some movement to your models hair and outfits when shooting studio portraits. But what works best? Well that’s what photographer Gavin Hoey tests out by pitting four different ways of creating a breeze against each other.

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Getting Creative With Colored Gels: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

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Using gels in the studio opens up a world of color but you don’t have to stop at simply placing a gel over a light. In fact you don’t even have to stick to traditional gel material.

In this video, Gavin Hoey takes you through four amazing techniques that make use of various types of colored gel.

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