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Pete Souza – Obama’s official White House photographer

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Photojournalist Pete Souza has been named Obama’s official White House photographer.  Souza has had an illustrious career as a photographer.  Earlier in his career, he was a White House photographer during Ronald Reagan’s second term.  In 2005, Souza went with Obama’s entourage during Obama’s seven country Africa tour.  Souza’s 2008 book, “The Rise Of Barack Obama” made it to the New York Times bestseller list.  Souza also covered the war in Afghanistan post 9/11.  Check out some of his photo’s at his website.  Quite a treat!

Souza uses Canon 5D cameras and is expected to upgrade to the new 5D Mark II and Leica M8.2 systems.

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Written by leolaksi

January 8, 2009 at 10:07 pm

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