I wanted to pin this photo to see a professional set up for using lighting gels. Here there is technology used including a stand with the lighting gel over the light which is being bounced onto a stand with lines in to created shadow on the model.
Free portrait photography cheat sheet: guide to cropping portraits - Cropping in an awkward position on your subject can end up ruining a perfectly good shot. ‘Yes’ areas are marked in green, while ‘bad’ locations are marked in red.
Faith and Jordan hair, “For there is no friend like a sister In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray, To lift one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands” ― Christina Rossetti