On the default theme, the pictures when left aligned have no padding. Adding it manually in the HTML doesn't work it gets stripped out or something - either way text looks utter rubbish when so close the picture, how can I force it to actually have some padding.
The easiest way is to use Firebug to get the CSS class/id for the element and modify it in layout.css so it sits the way you want.
On the default theme, the pictures when left aligned have no padding
Feel free to submit a patch for this if you fix it.