1. Outdoor headshot in open shade; very even light with little shadows. 2. Background is blurry and not distracting. Subject is several feet in front of the wall. 3. Casual natural pose. 4. Subject is slightly off center in this vertical shot. 5. Photographer/camera is about equal to subjects eyes. 6. Contrast of model's shirt and back wall create lots of separation. 7. Calm face with slight smile contributes to the natural feel of the pose.