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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 2013



President Obama
President Barack Obama visits a pre-kindergarten classroom at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur, Ga., Feb. 14, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in the Outer Oval Office, following his swearing-in ceremony in the Oval Office, Feb. 28, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama talks with Congressional leaders prior to the Rosa Parks statue unveiling ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Feb. 27, 2013. Pictured, from left, are: Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.; Assistant Democratic Leader Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.; Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.; House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio; and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk in a West Wing hallway of the White House, following the President's statement to the press, Dec. 19, 2012.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., following a trip to Newport News, Va., Feb. 26, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)


President Barack Obama studies a challenge coin presented to him by an emergency responder during a greet in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium Ante Room before remarks urging action to avoid the automatic budget cuts scheduled if Congress fails to find a path forward on balanced deficit reduction, Feb. 19, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama listens during a B.A.M. ("Becoming a Man") roundtable at Hyde Park Career Academy in Chicago, Ill., Feb. 15, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama talks with First Lady Michelle Obama and Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff to the First Lady, on the Colonnade of the White House, Feb. 12, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama applauds as Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha looks over at his wife and children after receiving the Medal of Honor during the award ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 11, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, joined by Sylvia Panetta, review troops during the Armed Forces Farewell Tribute in honor of Secretary Panetta, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson in Arlington, Va., Feb. 8, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama travels aboard Marine One from Annapolis, Md., en route to the White House, Feb. 6, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama meets with Cody Keenan, Deputy Director of Speechwriting, left, and Jon Favreau, Director of Speechwriting, in the Oval Office, Feb. 5, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


President Barack Obama high fives a youngster at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 4, 2013.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama waits as he is introduced for an event honoring the recipients of the 2011 National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation, in the Blue Room of the White House, Feb. 1, 2013. A bust of Christopher Columbus is seen 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 Mar 01, 2013 at 12:26 PM PST.

Also republished by White House Photo Diaries .

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