There were more options for watching the debate last night than ever—YouTube, the Obama 2012 homepage, Xbox Live, etc.—and it also happened to be the most tweeted about political event in US history.
This is President D.D. Bouterse of Suriname's official presidential portrait. Karel Donk, the photographer who took the picture, brings us behind the scenes on what it takes to shoot (a picture of) a president. Spoiler: lighting, lighting and lighting.