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Celebrating another month of incredible work from the White House Photographers. A look inside the White House for the month of February. All photographs were taken by the White House Photography staff lead by Pete Souza.



February 2012


President Barack Obama holds Arianna Holmes, 3, before taking a departure photo with members of her family in the Oval Office, Feb. 1, 2012. Arianna's mother, Angela Holmes, is a departing Special Assistant in the International Economic Affairs office of the National Security Staff.
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama talk in the Green Room of the White House before hosting a Smithsonian Museum of African American History reception in the East Room, Feb. 22, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Students, from left, Gaby Dempsey, 12, Kate Murray, 13, and Mackenzie Grewell, 13, read in the Red Room of the White House after setting up their science fair exhibit, Feb. 6, 2012. The three girls, part of the Flying Monkeys First Lego League Team from Ames Middle School in Ames, Iowa, will participate in the second annual White House Science Fair with over 100 students from 45 states.
(Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)


First Lady Michelle Obama greets a chef while visiting the dining facility at Little Rock Air Force Base in Little Rock, Ark., as part of a tour celebrating the second anniversary of the "Let's Move!" initiative, Feb. 9, 2012. Little Rock Air Force Base is part of a pilot program that has enhanced food service quality, variety, and availability through new acquisition processes and redesign efforts.
(Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)


President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk with former Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, after the President signed H.R. 3801, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012, in the Oval Office, Feb. 10, 2012. This bill is the last piece of legislation that Giffords sponsored and voted on in the U.S. House of Representatives.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks on the phone with British Prime Minister David Cameron in the Oval Office, Feb. 13, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama poses for a picture during a stop at Great Eastern restaurant in the Chinatown section of San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama sits in the cockpit of a 767 during his tour of the Boeing Plant production facility in Everett, Wash., Feb. 17, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the United Auto Workers Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.,  2/28/12
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


First Lady Michelle Obama is photographed with a guest during the Department of Defense dinner in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 29, 2012. The President and First Lady hosted the dinner to honor members of the Armed Forces who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, and members of their families.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with guests during a dinner honoring those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, in the East Room of the White House, 2/29/12
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
I know a lot of people don't have the time to check out the White House's photostream at Flickr so I put together this diary at the end of each month for everyone.

If you see an image you really like I encourage you to click through using the links I've provided under each image and view that photo in a larger format (in cases where there are no links that is because the White House has not yet uploaded that image to Flickr). Also, you can order prints through Flickr or download full sized files to print at home if you'd like. I've printed quite a few over the years to hang in my office here at school.

Please feel free to add pictures from February in the comments that I missed and you'd like to share with everyone.

Originally posted to Bob's Blog on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 09:15 AM PST.

Also republished by I Vote for Democrats, DKOMA, and White House Photo Diaries .

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