I would take the top. It looks very clean and the structure is very nice.
bottom one. looks more dramatic.
I’d go for the top. The bottom one is too boring.
The top one. The dark wooden background is so overused today. I would suggest making the large image in the top design smaller, preferably above the fold.
Thanks everyone, I chose the top design – see it soon on my portfolio site: www.robbydesigns.com