I'm cheating a bit today because it's a painting not a photo, so not strictly meeting the parameters of the challenge.
This is the portrait of my sister Jane that I recently completed. I especially tried to capture her lovely clear, pale complexion.
It was meant to be for her 50th Birthday, but has taken me two years to do. I was especially
hard on myself because I know this lady so well, and wanted to express the spontaneous honesty that she always shows, and also the joy for life that she has recently found with her new partner as well as, of course, getting a good likeness.
This was my main reference image: