One Overhead Light Portrait: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey

Overhead lighting with a single flash creates some great portraits but also some challenges, especially if your studio space has limited ceiling height. Fortunately Gavin Hoey is on hand to give you some top tips and show you how the placement of your softbox makes a big difference to the images. Gavin shoots with the softbox in front, behind and directly overhead of the model to mix up the look.

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Photos by Gavin Hoey

Model: Sophie Daly
Instagram @sophie_daly