An Intimate Portrait

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize collectible format. Together they document the most consequential hours of the Presidency--including the historic image of President Obama and his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission--alongside unguarded moments with the President's family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780316512589
Branch Call Number: 973.932 SOUZA
Characteristics: 349 pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 32 cm


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Pete Souza documented Barack Obama's presidency through some stunning photos. It’s a fascinating peek at some of our most recent history. Suggested by Kaley.

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Mar 13, 2018

White House photographer Pete Souza provides a documentary of eight years in the Obama presidency in this collection, just a small fraction of the photographs he took in those years. Things are organized chronologically, with the photographer providing commentary as needed. The photographs are poignant and powerful at times, and at others light and funny. Souza's gift as a photographer shines through, with the collection overall proving to be compelling. One misses this president, all the more so with his replacement, and you have to feel sorry for the poor soul currently occupying the job Souza had.

Jan 27, 2018

I absolutely loved this book of stories and photos from , Pete's time as an official photographer to the Obama administration, some wonderful behind the scenes photos including the Osama Bin Laden raid, and the fight for health care reform.


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