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.
Age of Enlightenment
(1700s) period in European history where science and reason were promoted as ideals of good citizens and society.
(1908-1973) 36th president of the United States.
art and science of producing still or moving images using the chemical reaction of light on a sensitive surface, such as film or an electronic sensor.
(1911-2004) 40th president of the United States.
incumbent president or president who is currently in office.