Composition: fits the frame like an old shoe, easy on the eye without a lot of roaming, hard to let go.
Evocative: salt of the earth. Warm face. What is he thinking?
Color: bright, complementary, no shouting.
Tone: Love the warmth in the shadows.
Agreed! I can't help but wonder if the quality of the picture is due to the camera or the work in post.
Or perhaps it is unfair to credit one over the other?