...these are HIS 55 favourites [here] and these are MY 7 favourites from his 55!
President Barack Obama reads briefing material before the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, August 29, 2014
July 14, 2012. 'The President delivers remarks in the pouring rain at a campaign event in Glen Allen, Va. He was supposed to do a series of press interviews inside before his speech, but since people had been waiting for hours in the rain he did his remarks as soon as he arrived at the site so people could go home to dry off'
June 4, 2015. 'At the President's insistence, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes brought his daughter Ella by for a visit. As she was crawling around the Oval Office, the President got down on his hands and knees to look her in the eye'
Oct. 30, 2015. 'This is the first time the same child has made two appearances in the Year in Photos. But it was difficult to not again include Ella Rhodes, daughter of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, after the President lifted her in her elephant costume that she was wearing for a Halloween event at the White House'
January 20, 2009. 'We were on a freight elevator headed to one of the Inaugural Balls. It was quite chilly, so the President removed his tuxedo jacket and put it over the shoulders of his wife. Then they had a semi-private moment as staff member and Secret Service agents tried not to look'
April 13, 2009.Obama runs down a corridor with the family's new dog, Bo, a six-month old portuguese water dog, in the White House in Washington, DC. Bo is a gift from Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife Victoria to the President's daughters, Sasha and Malia
June 9, 2014. 'The President sits for a 3D portrait being produced by the Smithsonian Institution. There were so many cameras and strobe lights flashing but the end result was kind of cool'