Category: Tips and Tricks

Day to Night: with Gavin Hoey

Published on Aug 13, 2015

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Shooting portraits at night can yield some great shots but also comes with many challenges, fortunately with a little bit of lighting know how, you can transform a day time scene to a moody night shot. Photographer Gavin Hoey takes you through his day to night setup using Flashpoint Streaklight flashes and small speedlights.

To complete the night time portrait Gavin mixes colored gels and white balance to get amazing shots in camera that only need minimal post processing in Photoshop or Lightroom.

FlashMasters: Lighting Glossary

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Selfie? Try to top this!

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Register your gear (free service)

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