Iconic Barack Obama Photographs

One of the most photographed Presidents in history, President Barack Obama's 8 years in Presidency have been beautifully captured by some of the world's most prestigious photographers. Let's take a look at some of his most iconic photographed moments:

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    Fist Bumping

    Showing Obama still has time for "the little guy" he fist bumped the White House custodian Lawrence Lipscomb in 2009.

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    Hugging it Out

    Restaurant owner bear hugs Obama in 2012. Unexpected and authentic, hugger Scott Van Duzer says "I voted for the president four years ago because he seemed enthusiastic and excited about trying to make our country better. When he came to the store he was exactly that way."

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    In the Situation Room

    One of Obama's most iconic achievements was capturing and killing Osama Bin Laden. Here he is in 2011 in The Situation Room closing in on Laden's capture in real time.

  4. 4

    Not Impressed

    American gymnast McKayla Maroney made headlines in the 2012 Olympics with her "not impressed" look. Here she recreates the look with good sport Obama.

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    New Family Member

    In 2009 Obama welcomed a new member of the family into The White House, Bo, a Portuguese water dog. A second Portuguese water dog, Sunny, was added in 2012.

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    Caught in the Web

    Obama pretends to be caught in Spider Man's web by one of his staffer's children dressed for Halloween in 2012.

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    Patted Down

    In this charming moment in 2009, Obama asked the son of a White House Staffer to feel his hair after the boy asked if his hair felt like his.

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    Family Man

    Obama joins his daughter Sasha in a water fight on her 10th birthday back in 2012.

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    Selfie King

    From his bromance selfies with Vice President Joe Biden to selfies with various celebrities, Obama is definitely not one to shy away from the selfie craze. He was even captured using a selfie stick in 2015!

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    True Romance

    It's hard to deny the genuine affection and love between Obama and Michelle. Their incredible bond is amplified in this unforgettable picture taken on 2012 Election Night, which was posted on their social media feeds along with the line "Four more years."

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