White House photographer turned Instagram hero gets book deal

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Hail to the former chief White House photographer

Official White House photographer Pete Souza photographs President Barack Obama during his end-of-the-year news conference at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. CREDIT: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Are you one of the 1.2 million people currently following Pete Souza, the official White House photographer for both President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan, on Instagram? If so, you’ve probably noticed something awfully pointed about the selections of photos and wording of captions since the election of a one President Donald Trump.

Here’s what Souza posted, for instance, when Trump announced a travel ban barring refugees (and citizens) from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States:

an anger translator . Souza’s feed is satisfying scroll for anyone appalled by Trump or (already) nostalgic for the Obama years — kind of the 2017 equivalent of watching The West Wing when George W. Bush was in office.

Plus, there are excellent shots of doggos:

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