this photo looks like it uses both back and front lighting, I think there must be a reflector as well because it seems very soft and there is not a nose shadow. The lighting adds interest and makes the composition stronger.
"What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do." Alan Bennett, Senior picture to satisfy my inner book nerd
Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the and taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His photographs are to be published in his new book “Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir.