A Window into the White House

A Window into the White House

White House photographers offer a glimpse into the presidency.

Grades

3 - 12+

Subjects

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

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National Geographic Television and Film

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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Writers
National Geographic Society
Chris Celauro
Editor
National Geographic Society
Producers
National Geographic Society
Nina Page, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
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Last Updated

May 20, 2022

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