24 Sep '11, 4am

President picks his official portrait - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

President Tony Tan Keng Yam has chosen the official portraits of him and his wife Mary that will be displayed at public places nationwide. Tan posted the official selection on his Facebook on Friday, saying they were taken by "talented young photographer" Charles Chua. He also asked readers for their views on the pictures. Tan's portrait has received 102 likes since he first shared it. While most Facebook users who responded to his post said they liked the portraits -- with some saying that it made Tan look younger --user Tian Hao posted that he would have preferred the President to smile less. He posted, "It is better to look more solemn in official portraits." Photographer Charles Chua told The Straits Times , "'He looks natural and approachable in the final portrait, which is what we were looking to achieve." He has been taking photos of Tan since 2008, and added that h...

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