The COOPH put together a great video that illustrates 9 useful composition techniques as seen in legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry’s photography. * You can get additional details at the image link.
The art of taking still life portraits of people with your camera is not simple, a good close up face portrait has to balance several things: originality, good composition, quality of picture,facial and body projections.
Subordination & Dominance- the photo emphasizes the girl and the city reflection in the window hold secondary importance in comparison to her. The reflection of the city in the glass is Subordinate while the girl herself is the Dominant subject