People shots often can the viewer a greater response than any other topic. A good portrait photograph shows not only the appearance of the subject. Should also be a visual biography, that captures the character who poses and reveal your personality.
In my pictures I like to show people what they do best and, oftentimes, people I photograph show up surprised at what they discover for themselves.
"Not only do a picture with a camera; the act of photographing bring all the books we read, the movies you've seen, the music we listen, people we love.