Photographer behind Obama’s selfie speaks out, insisting Michelle Obama wasn’t upset: ‘Her stern look was captured by chance’
AFP photographer Roberto Schmidt was responsible for capturing the moment President Obama posed for a selfie with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and British PM David Cameron. But the photog insists Michelle Obama wasn’t upset and is bemoaning all the news the simple snap has generated. ‘I guess it’s a sign of our times that somehow this image seemed to get more attention than the event itself,’ Schmidt wrote in a blog post.
It was the click heard round the world.
Now the photographer who captured the picture of President Obama posing for a selfie during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service is speaking out, insisting Michelle Obama wasn’t upset at her husband’s display