A Window into the White House

A Window into the White House

White House photographers offer a glimpse into the presidency.


3 - 12+


Arts and Music, Geography, Human Geography, Social Studies, Civics, U.S. History, Photography

National Geographic Television and Film

U.S. President Barack Obama's staff photographers shoot between 20,000 and 80,000 images each month.

How do Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza and White House Photo Editor Alice Gabriner evaluate a photograph's merit? Does the president approve all images released to the public? Watch this short video to find out.

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Chris Celauro
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Last Updated

April 22, 2024

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