Here at National Journal, we look through a lot of wire photos of the candidates. On any given day, we’ll scroll through dozens of shots from the trail, searching for that perfect picture to illustrate our stories. But amid the usual portraits of Romney, Obama, et al., standing at podiums, holding babies, and disembarking planes, are some gems: instances when usually composed political players are caught in a candid moment.
Here are our favorite shots of Romney just enjoying the moment. In the spirit of bipartisanship, a similar gallery of Obama will follow.