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May 2014

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

President Barack Obama eavesdrops as Aidan Lamothe, the 2014 March of Dimes Ambassador, whispers to his mother that he had wished to see both the President and Bo, the Obama family dog, during his visit in the Oval Office, May 1, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany tour the Kitchen Garden with Executive Chef Cris Comerford on the South Grounds of the White House, May 2, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama returns to the Oval Office after giving interviews in the Rose Garden of the White House, May 6, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with a family in tornado-ravaged Vilonia, Ark., May 7, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama addresses the recipients of the 2014 National Association of Police Organizations Top Cops lined up in the State Dining Room prior to a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, May 12, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama views the new bridge under construction adjacent to the Tappan Zee Bridge after making remarks on infrastructure at the Washington Irving Boat Club in Tarrytown, N.Y., May 14, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tour Memorial Hall at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum prior to the 9/11 Museum dedication in New York, N.Y., May 15, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama slides across a counter to pose for photos with staff following lunch at the Dupont Circle Shake Shack in Washington, D.C., May 16, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama visits with players during a stop to surprise members of the Northwest Little League baseball teams at Friendship Park in Washington, D.C., May 19, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


Student performers react to seeing President Barack Obama as he drops by the White House Talent Show hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), in the East Room of the White House, May 20, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama, with John Podesta, Counselor to the President, passes visitors to Washington, D.C., as they walk from the White House to the Department of Interior, May 21, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama looks at a jersey worn by Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, the first African American to break into the Major Leagues, during a tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., May 22, 2014. Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson is at left and Hall of Famer Andre Dawson is at right.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama greets people outside Valois Restaurant after having breakfast at the restaurant in Chicago, Ill., May 23, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his remarks to U.S. troops at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 25, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


U.S. troops use smart phones to capture photos of President Barack Obama as he works the rope line after addressing them at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 25, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


A soldier hugs President Barack Obama following his remarks at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 25, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Vice President Joe Biden takes a photo with a cell phone of President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and TAPS Kids on departure from Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., May 26, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)


President Barack Obama touches the Marshall Plaque at Michie Stadium upon arrival for the United States Military Academy at West Point commencement in West Point, N.Y., May 28, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Graduating cadets stand during the presentation of diplomas at the United States Military Academy at West Point commencement ceremony at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., May 28, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama greets White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit participants in the the East Garden Room of the White House, May 29, 2014. The President met with the group indoors when their South Lawn event was cancelled due to weather.
(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)




White House Photography Disclaimer:
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 Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 01:27 PM PDT.

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

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