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

https://www.adorama.com

Winter can be a great time to shoot outside portraits but it can also be cold and grey and dark... Fortunately photographer Gavin Hoey has some great ideas to help you bring winter inside and keep it under your control.

Gavin will take you through his three light set up, step by step. He'll show you why each light matters and how you can use snow confetti to create a photo that's full of winter character.

Related Products at Adorama:

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

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2
http://www.adorama.com/iom2512b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Shoot%20Winter%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

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

Microsoft Surface Book i7
http://www.adorama.com/mis96d00001.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Shoot%20Winter%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%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=Shoot%20Winter%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%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=Shoot%20Winter%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%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=Shoot%20Winter%20Portraits%20in%20the%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Jade Lyon
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/jadelyon

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

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Create Candlelit Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

https://www.adorama.com

Using candles as a source of light for portraits is an exciting idea but it comes with some problems. Slow shutter speeds and unflattering light on your model are two pitfalls photographer Gavin Hoey will demostrate and resolve in this video.
After the shoot Gavin will take you into Adobe Photoshop where he'll add some finish touches such as the instant snow effect.

Related Products at Adorama:

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

Rotolight Neo II
https://www.adorama.com/rorlneo2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Candlelit%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=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Candlelit%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=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Candlelit%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=Create%20Candlelit%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

CHAUVET Hurricane 1200 Fog Machine
https://www.adorama.com/chh1200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Create%20Candlelit%20Portraits%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Related Content:
Download Gavin's Instant Show Photoshop Action from http://www.gavtrain.com/?p=2490

Model: Jade Lyons
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/jadelyon/

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

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Spooky Studio Set-up: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

http://www.adorama.com

Halloween is a great time to take creative portraits and in this video photographer Gavin Hoey show you how you can turn your small home studio into a spooky scene.

Branches, smoke and a little bit of white balance adjusting are the main ingredients but Gavin goes on to show you how you can enhance the foggy feel of you Halloween studio shoot with the help of Photoshop.

Download the free smoke texture
http://www.gavtrain.com/?p=5920

Related Products at Adorama:

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

Microsoft Surface Book i7
http://www.adorama.com/mis96d00001.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Spooky%20Studio%20Set-up%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

CHAUVET Hurricane 1200 Fog Machine
https://www.adorama.com/chh1200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Spooky%20Studio%20Set-up%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Kerry Allingham
https://purpleport.com/portfolio/kerrycosplay?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Spooky%20Studio%20Set-up%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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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.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
http://www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.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

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
http://www.adorama.com/fplfx600bc.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

Microsoft Surface Book i7
http://www.adorama.com/mis96d00001.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

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

http://www.adorama.com

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

http://www.adorama.com

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.

Related Products at Adorama:

Olympus E-M1 Mark ii
https://www.adorama.com/iomem1m2.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Olympus 12-100mm f/4 Pro
https://www.adorama.com/iom12100b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Xplor600
http://www.adorama.com/fplfx600bc.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

eVOLV 200
https://www.adorama.com/fplfev200.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Microsoft Surface Book i7
https://http://www.adorama.com/mis96d00001.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%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=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%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=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Westcott Illuminator Collapsible Disc Background, 5' x 6', Black / White, 2 in 1 Reversible
https://www.adorama.com/weci56bw.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Bring%20the%20Circus%20to%20Your%20Studio%3A%20Take%20and%20Make%20Great%20Photography%20with%20Gavin%20Hoey&utm_content=video

Model: Beth

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

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Fine Art Photographer Lisa Griffin Part 2: Out of the Darkroom with Ruth Medjber

http://www.adorama.com

In this episode Ruth continues conversation multi-award winning, conceptual fashion photographer Lisa Griffin about her Post Production Techniques, how she preps for photo shoot, and interesting tips to get the best from a shoot.

Related Products at Adorama:

Nikon D7200 DSLR Body with Premium Kit
https://www.adorama.com/inkd7200b.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Fine%20Art%20Photographer%20Lisa%20Griffin%20Part%202%3A%20Out%20of%20the%20Darkroom%20with%20Ruth%20Medjber&utm_medium=social&utm_content=video

Adobe Photoshop
https://www.adorama.com/ab65237578.html?utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=Fine%20Art%20Photographer%20Lisa%20Griffin%20Part%202%3A%20Out%20of%20the%20Darkroom%20with%20Ruth%20Medjber&utm_medium=social&utm_content=video

Photos by Lisa Griffin:
http://www.lisagriffinphotography.com
https://www.instagram.com/lisagriffinphotography
https://www.facebook.com/lisagriffinphotography

See more from Ruth:
http://www.ruthlessimagery.com
https://twitter.com/ruthlessimagery
https://www.instagram.com/ruthlessimagery

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Create Amazing Backgrounds with Smoke: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

http://www.adorama.com
If you’re looking to create dramatic effects in your studio with minimal cost, a smoke machine, fog machine or hazer could be the perfect tool. Gavin Hoey gives some great advice and some simple lighting tips that can work wonders on your smoke photos.
After Gavin has completed his fortune teller photo shoot he takes one of the final photos into Photoshop and has some great tips on controlling contrast and using the Patch tool to clone out larger items such as softboxes.
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Canon EOS-5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Body 
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Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM AutoFocus Wide Angle Telephoto Zoom Lens
http://www.adorama.com/CA24105AFU.html
Flashpoint Pro Air Cushioned Heavy Duty Light Stand - 9.5' 
http://www.adorama.com/FPLS9.html
Black rapid RS-7 Strap 
http://www.adorama.com/BRRS7.html
Flashpoint StreakLight 180 + battery pack  
http://www.adorama.com/FPLFSL180K1.html
Sekonic L-308S Flashmate  
http://www.adorama.com/SKL308S.html
Flashpoint StreakLight 360 Ws Creative Collection  
http://www.adorama.com/FPLFSL360K2.html
Glow ParaPop 28" R Softbox 
http://www.adorama.com/GLSBSM28PPFP.html
Eliminator 700W Fogger 
http://www.adorama.com/ELE119.html
Check out Adorama's latest contest here for great prizes!:
http://www.adorama.com/AdoramaU
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