Politics

White House Photos: Obama at Play

  • President Barack Obama takes a practice putt with a golf club presented to him by golf legend Arnold Palmer prior to the signing ceremony for H.R. 1243, the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2009. (Official White House photo by Samantha Appleton)

    President Barack Obama takes a practice putt with a golf club presented to him by golf legend Arnold Palmer prior to the signing ceremony for H.R. 1243, the Arnold Palmer Congressional Gold Medal Act, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2009. (Official White House photo by Samantha Appleton)  (This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.)

  • President Barack Obama hosts a screening for a documentary on the National Parks directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan in the Family Theater at the White House, Sept. 17, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    President Barack Obama hosts a screening for a documentary on the National Parks directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan in the Family Theater at the White House, Sept. 17, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)  (This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.)

  • President Barack Obama, his daughter Sasha, and his mother-in-law Marian Robinson during a family visit to the Jefferson Memorial, Sept. 27, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)

    President Barack Obama, his daughter Sasha, and his mother-in-law Marian Robinson during a family visit to the Jefferson Memorial, Sept. 27, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)  (This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use)

The White House has released a series of photographs showing the President in a more relaxed setting.   You can find more White House photos of the Obama Administration at http://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/