Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht
I just use an incident meter in front of the face towards the camera.Don't turn it into a science or your sitter gets bored.
Agree 100%, and I like keeping it simple. The beauty of this is that it doesn't matter what skin tone the person has, because you're not even concerned with reflected light.
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