metering methods are just measurement methods of lighting exposure, the level of light.
to take a portraits, or whatever things, must understand the light, the quality of light.
Two are different things.
Originally Posted by student
Student-my pic is flat, as it you do not see a "3D" effect of the protrait, I do agree lighting plays an important part to create depth, which make it more interesting to look at. Like on B&W pic, there's always shadow to create depth/highlights on the subject..
Thanks for your pointers.