Being vane goes with the territory for most politicians but David Cameron’s appointment of his pet snapper as a Government employee, along with the rest of his vanity team, smacks of desparation. Or has power already started corrupting? Whatever, he needs more than well lit, retouched photographs to join the image elite.
Aung San Suu Kyi the ‘girl with the orchid in her hair’.
Nelson Mandela of the indomiable smile and colourful shirts.
Che Guevera, a beret and an iconic poster.
David Cameron and a tame photographer.