Ryan, an avionics technician and (should probably consider) part time catalogue model.
I can see his future kids adoring this photo of him as a young strong chap.
The connection in this photo is why I keep falling in love with photographing portraits. My aim in every shoot is to capture people the way they are while they are themselves (after casually talking), when they're genuinely open and feeling high energy.
Photographed on a hand painted textured backdrop.