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William and Kate: Mario Testino fails his history test

From The Guardian, a commentary on the success or otherwise of the royal portrait by

Mario Testino

“If the royal family must commission official portraits, let’s have some stiff formality – not this 80s sofa warehouse effort”


So could you have done better, well if you had attended our portrait course I think probably so, this stale and vague portrait has nothing that one expects from a photographer of such standing, what do you think?