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August 2014

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.

President Barack Obama looks at photos of Press Secretary Josh Earnest's newborn baby boy, Walker, during a meeting with senior advisors in the Oval Office, Aug. 25, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama takes the stage to deliver remarks at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel during the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and Africa leaders participate in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)


Bangle bracelets adorn First Lady Michelle Obama's arm as she and President Barack Obama greet guests in the Blue Room during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner at the White House, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden wait in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House with family and friends before attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


President Barack Obama talks with Valerie Biden Owens on the trolley ride from the White House to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner on the South Lawn, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with former President Jimmy Carter at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union, and Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic, listen to Lionel Richie perform at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Soul Children of Chicago perform for First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush during a lunch program and symposium at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2014. The program, hosted by Mrs. Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush, and included U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit spouses, addressed advancement for women and girls in Africa.
(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)


President Barack Obama stands next to Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia, prior to a group photo during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Eyeglasses and notes seen during the Leaders Session Three: "Governing the Next Generation" during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks on the phone with British Prime Minister David Cameron in the Oval Office, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Mo., in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Mass., August 14, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald aboard Air Force One on the flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, to address the American Legion's 96th National Convention, Aug. 26, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, gestures during a meeting in the Oval Office, Aug. 27, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with staff during a meeting in the Oval Office, Aug. 28, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama reads briefing material before the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, August 29, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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 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.

President Barack Obama looks over his notes in the Blue Room of the White House before the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner, Aug. 5, 2014.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


Originally posted to Bob's Blog on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 01:15 PM PDT.

Also republished by White House Photo Diaries , Shutterbugs, New Jersey Kossacks, DKOMA, Street Prophets , and Team DFH.

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