Critical Task: 113-578-1011
In this lesson, you will learn to identify the three types of portraits generally required for Army use. You
will also learn to select the proper camera and lens requirements for various portraits. In addition, you
will describe the correct techniques of lighting, including selection of equipment and light ratios, for a
variety of situations that you may encounter.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
a. Identify the three types of portraits: identification, formal, and informal.
b. Identify the proper image placement of the subject within the viewing area of the
camera selected for the type of portrait required.
c. Describe the overall purpose, pose, and backgrounds used to obtain the portrait.
d. Identify the proper camera for a given portrait type along with the minimum lens
focal length required to prevent distortion and to maintain a comfortable working
distance both in front of and behind the subject.
e. Identify the proper film for various camera formats.
f. Identify placement of electronic flash, calculation of exposure, and lighting ratios
for outdoor portrait.
You will be given information from TM 11-401-2 and STP 11-25S13-SM-TG.
Identify and describe the three types of portraits and the cameras and lighting
equipment used in portraiture in accordance with TM 11-401-1 and STP 11-25S13-