Studying and testing lenses.
When working with new models, it's a collaborative process of discovery.
There are so many ways to light a figure, so many potential angles, and focal lengths to test.
It's important to run tests like these to know your workable range.
Once this is combined with good conversation, you can find the nuances of emotion and expression given by the model.
On a journey. Searching for something. Sharing what's found.