2 basic lighting types
DIFFERENT LIGHTING TYPES TO KNOW
In this type, the light illuminates the face side that is turned away from the camera. It highlights facial contours, and also used as a technique for corrective lighting to narrow a wide or round face. Short lighting with a weak fill light can help produce a dramatic effect with deep shadows and bold highlights.
This light illuminates the face side turned towards the camera. It is used less frequently, since it deemphasizes and flattens the facial contours. It is used to widen up a long or thin face.