Nick, Former Royal Marine
Everyone see what they want to see; I think this is a strong image of Nick as do many people who know him. However as far as his girlfriend is concerned, all she sees is a tired boyfriend.
A two light set up, camera left and right as key lights and some bounce to add some light to the centre of Nick's face. One of my first sessions of 2019, At the time I was ok with it but in retrospect I should have worked harder to fine tune the lights to avoid the overexposure on camera left. While not blown out, according to the histogram, it's hard to achieve the perfect result in post production.