I like this portrait because, first of all, it uses the Rule of Thirds by places the eye near the intersection. Also, it focuses specifically on certain features of the face: eyes and freckles. The hood and hair in eyes brings mystery also.
Reclaim Peace by Etty Hillesum // Ultimately we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. The more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world
This shot communicates a lot of emotion through a melancholy colour scheme and a high key lighting technique showing a model with a somber facial expression. The use of a long exposure and a flash creates the illusion of multiple faces.