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

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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Shallow Depth of Field Studio Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey
https://youtu.be/GiCj9svU8Ic

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

https://www.adorama.com

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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Shallow Depth of Field Studio Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey
https://youtu.be/GiCj9svU8Ic

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Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
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Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 https://www.adorama.com/iom2512b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Maximize%20Shallow%20Depth%20of%20Field%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20M [...]

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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Olympus 12-40mm Pro
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Pointless Photo Challenge: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

http://www.adorama.com

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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Olympus E-M1 Mark II
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Olympus 12-40mm Pro
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Leica M Type 240
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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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Shallow Depth of Field Studio Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  

http://www.adorama.com

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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Olympus OMD E-M5 Mark ii http://www.adorama.com/iomem5m2b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Shallow%20Depth%20of%20Field%20Studio%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_medium=social&utm_content=Video

Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens http://www.adorama.com/iom2512b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Shallow%20Depth%20of%20Field%20Studio%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey [...]

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

http://www.adorama.com

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

http://www.adorama.com

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.

You can download Gavin’s “Instant Snow” Photoshop Action here:
http://www.gavtrain.com/?p=2490

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

http://www.adorama.com

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.

You can download Gavin’s “Instant Snow” Photoshop Action here:
http://www.gavtrain.com/?p=2490

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

http://www.adorama.com

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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Creative Studio Lens Flare: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  
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Lens flare is usually something to be avoided in photography and is usually caused by shooting into the light. In this video Gavin Hoey deliberately breaks one of the golden rules of studio photography by pointing lights straight at the camera to create some artistic and creative portraits.

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Butterfly House, 15 Minute Photo Challenge: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  
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Butterfly photography can be very rewarding and also very tricky, so a visit to a butterfly center is a great way to get up to speed with the skills you’ll need to shoot great photos in the wild.

In this video Gavin Hoey visits the butterfly at Earnley to take on another 15 minute photo challenge and has some great tips about dealing with hazy photos.

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Shooting Wide Location Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey  
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In this episode Gavin gives great tips and advice about how to shoot wide location portraits without seeing the flash.

Using a wide angle lens on a location shoot is a great way to tell the story of your subject by including their environment. However if you want to light them with flash, keeping the gear out of the wide frame can be tricky.

Luckily Gavin Hoey has some great tips for keeping the flash out of your viewfinder whilst still shooting very wide. Related Products at Adorama

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