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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 August. All photographs were taken by the White House Photography staff lead by Pete Souza.



August 2012



President Obama
President Barack Obama walks along the Colonnade of the White House en route to the Diplomatic Reception Room, Aug. 28, 2012, to deliver a statement on Tropical Storm Isaac.
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

President Barack Obama talks with Senior Advisor David Plouffe on Air Force One during the flight to Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama signs a bill into law at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office, Aug. 10, 2012. Staff Secretary Doug Kramer, left, prepares the next bill for the President's signature.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama samples a baked zucchini fry in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House after dropping by the Kids’ State Dinner in the East Room, Aug. 20, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia, left, and Sasha walk through Lafayette Park from the White House to St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., Aug. 19, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon in the Oval Office, Aug. 16, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Vice President Joe Biden visits the April 16 Memorial on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., Aug.15, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


President Barack Obama holds ears of corn during his tour of the McIntosh family farm, which has been affected by the drought, in Missouri Valley, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with paralympic athletes at the U.S. Olympic Training Facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 9, 2012. The TV in the background broadcast the gold medal ceremony for the U.S. Olympic women's soccer team.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with advisors in the Oval Office, Aug. 6, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama walks in the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn, Aug. 3, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with patrons during a stop at Lechonera El Barrio restaurant in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 2, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks on the phone with members of the U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team during a phone call from Air Force One, Aug. 1, 2012. The President called the women to congratulate them on their gold medal in the team competition.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk before having lunch on the patio outside the Oval Office, Aug. 30, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama reacts after recognizing actress Sissy Spacek in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 29, 2012. The President happened upon Spacek while greeting people following a stop in the town.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India aboard Air Force One during a flight to Colorado, Aug. 8, 2012. The President called Prime Minister Singh to express condolences for victims of the attack at the gurdwara in Wisconsin, which took the lives of Indian nationals as well as Americans, and to convey the solidarity of the American people. Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, is seated at right.
(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 your favorite White House Photo Staff pictures in the comments that I missed and you'd like to share with everyone.


Originally posted to Bob's Blog on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 07:30 AM PDT.

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

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