Hi there! I've been asked by the group "Snazzy Photography" to have a look at and of course rate your work. The rating they have set is: 1 --> Bad & 10 --> good (I would usually say "Awesome, Beautiful, and/or magnificent"). I would rate your work a 9! It's super awesome! I like how the photo has captured the emotion and mood of what is going on, and also the male's facial features. I also love & like how the background has been faded, leaving only the main vector in focus for our eyes to follow.
<puts on critique hat> Okay, so this is an okay portrait, though it probably won't be a portfolio shot for either of you.
On the bright side, the standard soft light and blurry backgrounds draw attention to the subject. My main critique is that it appears to be a just a picture of a shirtless boy. It lacks the visual intensity of a "drama portrait" or the personality of a "lifestyle portrait." You put in a lot of post-production effort to polish a shot that wasn't especially memorable to begin with. This shot of yours [link] is stronger because it's visually simpler and the character shows more personality.
A note about the background: the shadow on his chest and a halo on his back look like imperfectly applied layer masks, some unnatural "wind noise" has been applied, and the whole background is evenly blurred. When blur results from optical properties of a lens, closer objects appear less blurred.
There's room to critique the color too--the bold blocks of green and sky-gray aren't helping your portrait. You'll also find that a visual horizon is usually distracting, especially if it runs through your subject.
I hope that helps! Return critiques are very welcome. Perhaps on this one? [link]