For the past three years, former Chicago Tribune photographer Pete Souza has served as chief White House photographer. He and his staff have mostly unfettered access, allowing them to document the Obama presidency, getting photographs that the Washington press corps cannot. Here are some of the moments the White House photographers caught during the past few months.
Nov. 19, 2012President Barack Obama rings a large bell during a tour of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, Burma.Pete Souza/The White House
Southern California wildfires, the supermoon, protests over Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, same-sex marriage legalized in Australia and more images from around the world.