That's Peter Marks hiding behind the camera. Sorry the thumbnail cut you off at the knees. Yes the light really was that good. Optimised photo using contrast masking technique in Photoshop.
You can catch Peter's excellent B&W photos at http://members.optusnet.com.au/peterbmarks/
Canon D30 ƒ9.5 1/125 with flash. Sigma 17-35mm lens.