The image below is exactly how I received it to go with an important media release. But they're all important right?
|here is the original image as received|
|click to enlarge any image|
|After a quick-and-dirty five minute post-production fix. |
But which of your journo friends will be bothered?
 Find even, filtered light ie shade. This may even be inside. Use fill flash if you must.
 Avoid distracting backgrounds. Compose.
 Is it a group of four - or two couples? (Or opposition parties?) Make the group.
 Use best available camera. This was shot on an iPhone 4. Meh.
Then don't send 4MB files to everyone as an unsolicited attachment.