INTRODUCTION TO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHYSubcourse Number SS 0510EDITION AUnited States Army Signal Center and SchoolFort Gordon, GA 30905-50746 Credit HoursEdition Date: September 1994SUBCOURSE OVERVIEWThis subcourse presents the information and techniques necessary to enable you to shoot official Army portraits. Essentially, there are three types of portraits required for military purposes: identification,formal, and informal. You will learn to identify these types of portraits and select the correct camera andlens requirements for proper perspective. In addition, you will learn about portrait lighting; selecting the best type for the situation; and setting the light ratio. Also contained within this subcourse aresuggestions on posing the subject. Finally, you will identify the proper films and learn to produce andevaluate the final product--the print for overall quality.There are no prerequisites for this subcourse.This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time it was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest official publications.Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender of singular pronouns is used to refer to both men andwomen.TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVEACTION:You will identify and describe the basic principles of portrait photography to includethe three types of portraits and proper selection of lighting and camera equipment.CONDITION:You will be given information from TM 11-401-1, TM 11-401-2, and STP 1125S13-SM-TG.STANDARD:To demonstrate competency of this task, you must achieve a minimum score of 70%on the subcourse examination.