I don't know why you would speak from the subjects point of view. Keeping with continuity of the shooter makes more sense being as I'd be the one setting up the lights. I always view the image from the viewer's pov(everyone does lol) so speaking about where to place a light makes more sense to me as camera right/left. And my light was camera right.
I appreciate your opinion, but it's completely irrelevant to this particular scenario as the main focus was to expose for them in heavy shade with limited time.
No worries. we are on a photography forum to discuss photography right? thats all i was doing.