Pete Souza on His Long-Term Photographic Partnership With President Barack Obama

October 22, 2013

By David Walker

© Pete Souza/Official White House Photo

President Barack Obama throws a football on the field at Soldier Field following the NATO working dinner in Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 2012. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

Pete Souza, who has served as chief White House photographer since the start of Barack Obama’s first term as President in early 2009, first met Obama in 2005 when the President had just been sworn in as a newly elected U.S. Senator from Illinois. At the time, Souza was a Washington, DC-based photographer for the Chicago Tribune with an assignment...

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