Behind the Scenes: Pete Souza’s White House Images from 2015

Pete Souza, chief official White House photographer, released a series of images from 2015 of President Obama and the White House. Souza captured the president dancing at a going away party, crawling on the floor with babies, sharing a tender moment with his daughter and more. Visit Medium for the full post from Pete Souza.

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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
“An amusing moment as the President made a last minute plea with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., following their meeting at the White House,” April 29, 2015.
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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
“We were at the G7 Summit in Krün, Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel asked the leaders and outreach guests to make their way to a bench for a group photograph. The President happened to sit down first, followed closely by the Chancellor. I only had time to make a couple of frames before the background was cluttered with other people,” June 8, 2015.
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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
EMPTY_CAPTION"Comedian Jerry Seinfeld knocks on the Oval Office window to begin a segment for his series, ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,’” Dec. 7, 2015.
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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
“While visiting the Whitney Museum in New York City, the President hugged his daughter Malia as they looked at the art work,” writes Pete Souza.
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Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon
“The First Lady snuggled against the President during a video taping for the 2015 World Expo in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House,” March 27, 2015.
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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
“This is the first time the same child has made two appearances in the Year in Photos. But it was difficult to not again include Ella Rhodes, daughter of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, after the President lifted her in her elephant costume that she was wearing for a Halloween event at the White House,” Oct. 30, 2015.
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