The location for this photo is the St Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine.
Professional model Anastasiia is sat on the steps of the Refectory of St John the Devine, an 18th century building containing a dining hall, kitchens, and pantries.
- Camera: ILCE-7RM2
- Focal length: 25mm
- Flash fired: yes
- Shutter speed: 1/400s
- Aperture: ƒ/6.3
- ISO: 200
The photograph was taken with a Sony A7RII camera in manual mode. Assistant Lili is holding an off-camera flash; a Godox AD200 with a Godox AD-S7 modifier attached.
Basic adjustments were made in Lightroom. Further postprocessing work was carried out in Photoshop (skin retouching, dodging and burning) and Exposure X2 (Kodak Portra 160VC film preset).
The photo was taken as part of a photoshoot for the Visit Kiev Ukraine tourism website.
St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery and the surrounding area is shown in the map below.