The best photos of Obama’s presidency, as captured by White House photographer Pete Souza.
Mr Obama smiles at The First Lady during the wedding of a White House staffer’s daughter.
President Barack Obama jokes around with the son of a White House staffer at Halloween.
Mr Obama carries the twin boys of Katie Beirne Fallon, Director of Legislative Affairs, into the Oval Office just a few months after they were born.
The First Family takes part in commemorations of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday by marching in Selma.
This young boy face-plants himself onto the sofa in the Oval Office as the President greets his parents — a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife.
The President carries a birthday cake to surprise Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, while joined by his daughter, in his West Wing office.
Mr Obama jokes with former presidents Carter, Clinton and Bush while backstage during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas.
Mr Obama with a boy who didn’t seem to be having as much fun as others during the Father’s Day ice cream social in the White House.
The President and his national security team monitor in real time the mission against Osama bin Laden.
Mr Obama has some fun dancing with his personal aide.