The White House photo office today released a new official portrait of the First Family, which was taken by Pete Souza in the Oval Office on Sunday December 11, 2011 after the family returned to the White House after church services. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

And strangely enough, the President is looking much happier these days, no?

Just look at the previous family portrait that was taken in 2009 by Annie Leibovitz.