This image was shot with three flashes and was key shifted; the ambient light was underexposed by about –2 EV (Model: Romashka; co-photographer: Ray Sjoeberg)

Canon EOS 5D Mark II | EF 70–200mm f/2.8L IS II set to 70mm and f/3.5 | M mode | 1/125 second | ISO 50 | RAW | white balance set to flash | three radio-triggered off-camera flashes

Workshop 10

Fashion Shoot in Hard Light

Using flash without light modifiers

Cross lighting with two flashes

Working with hard-edged shadows

The leaves in this image may look like an artificial studio background, but they are real. We really did take a leather chair into the woods, and guess who had to ...

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