|but mischievous and humorous, with sparklng shining eyes and a warmth that you captured here, using your skills to show us this about him, rather than fabricate it with with technique and lighting. Portraiture has the added obstacle that the person is a stranger: many portraits are technically perfect, but no real connection is made. This portrait reveals and presents charisma, chemistry, appeal. I want to know what he is thinking at this moment, what he would say if he could suddenly start speaking right from this image.
You already know that the technicals here are perfect, from the conversion, lighting, tones, dof--clear expertise is evident here.