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Obama poses with a boy who fell asleep during the White House's Father's Day ice cream social on June 14, 2013. Souza remembers the president calling out, "Pete, you've got to get a picture of this." Pete Souza/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company, New York hide caption

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Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

As the chief official White House photographer for President Obama, Souza sometimes shot more than 2,000 photos a day. "I was there all the time," he says. His new book is Obama: An Intimate Portrait.

Obama poses with a boy who fell asleep during the White House's Father's Day ice cream social on June 14, 2013. Souza remembers the president calling out, "Pete, you've got to get a picture of this." Pete Souza/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company, New York hide caption

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Pete Souza/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company, New York

Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

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