Strong, silent and self contained.

Quintessential:

/ˌkwɪntɪˈsɛnʃ(ə)l/

adjective

  1. representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.

    "he was the quintessential tough guy—strong, silent, and self-contained"

The interplay of the light and shadows to create a mood. The lights are setup to complement the shape and other features of a persons faces.