And as if by magic - I took the Painboy under my new light and pictured him through the magnifying glass.
What a difference - this does him justice. It takes away the shade issues and you can really see him properly. Thanks for the tip guys.
Now I will need to figure out how to do this without doing the one hand hold, together with the one hand photo taking. Not very easy to master I can tell you!
I feel a mini photo studio coming on.