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The story is told of a politician who, after receiving the proofs of a portrait, was very angry with the photographer. He stormed back to the photographer and arrived with these angry words, ‘This picture does not do me justice!’ The photographer replied, ‘Sir, with a face like yours, you don’t need justice, you need mercy!’

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