Pete Souza, President Obama’s photographer, has taken over 2 million photographs during Obama’s eight years in office. He has captured:
‘There’s a certain daily grind to my job,’ Souza told NPR. ‘But I’d say, once, twice, three, four , 10 times a week, you realize that you are an eyewitness to history. And I alway try to keep that forefront in my mind.’
Here’s our favorite 16, from an album with more photos about the current President of the United States, than you can ever imagine.
Jan 20, 2009: President-elect Barack Obama getting ready to walk out to take the oath of office.
January 20, 2009: The President and his wife, Michelle Obama, were on a freight elevator to one of the Inaugural Balls. It was chilly so he removed his tuxedo jacket and put it over Michelle’s shoulders. It was a nice, intimate moment so the Secret Service agents tried not to look.
Feb 22, 2009: President Obama and First Lady dancing at the East Room of the White House.
April 13, 2009: Obama running with the family’s dog, Bo-- a gift from Senator Ted Kennedy to the President's daughters, Sasha and Malia.
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