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Gavin Hoey has been a freelance photographer, writer and trainer of all things photographic for over 10 years. His work can be seen in various photography magazines and he writes a monthly “How To” column for Digital Photo, the UK’s best selling photography magazine.

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Here's A Dramatic Portrait Photography Backlighting Technique Using A Single Speedlite

Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey—AdoramaTV

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Join Gavin Hoey in his studio as he creates a dramatic backlit portrait using just a single speedlight.


In this episode of Take and Make Great Photos, shot exclusively for AdoramaTV, Gavin Hoey photographs a model in his studio against a black backdrop lit with nothing more than a single Canon Speedlite and a reflector. After taking the photos follow Gavin in to Photoshop CS6 where he shows you how to selectively tweak the exposure, contrast and color in Adobe Camera RAW. The result is dramatic. Check it out!

 


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