Oh, that flyby was so bogus. Flat, hazy lighting. The only way the photo conditions would be worse was if it were raining. To top it off, it is clear that the released photo was a snapshot.
Actually, whomever came up with the “it was a photoshoot” excuse ought to be let go, as they are clearly not varsity liars.
They should have used Photoshop. Here’s some examples.