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Crafting Timeless Male Studio Portraits by Gavin Hoey

11/30/2023 Matt 0 Comments


The pursuit of capturing timeless portraits is an art form that requires a delicate balance of lighting mastery, thoughtful styling, and expert post-processing. Renowned photographer and educator Gavin Hoey takes us on a captivating journey into the creation of timeless male studio portraits in his latest tutorial on Adorama TV.

The Lighting Setup:

Gavin dives into the lighting setup, demonstrating his creative approach. Limited space in his home studio prompts him to use three lights strategically, creating a one-light look. The fill light subtly eliminates shadows, while the hair light adds dimension without reaching Jared's face. The main light becomes the centerpiece, providing a soft, directional glow.


From meticulous lighting setups to thoughtful styling and post-processing finesse, the tutorial serves as a comprehensive guide for photographers aspiring to master the art of capturing enduring moments.

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About Gavin Hoey:

Gavin Hoey, an AdoramaTV veteran, is a seasoned photographer, a master of Photoshop, Olympus ambassador and trainer of all things photographic.Let's Get Connected:

About Adorama:

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