White House: The year in photos

White House photographers work to chronicle the presidency all year long, capturing everything from front-page moments like the arrival of Pope Francis, to behind-the-scenes moments of the President on his travels.

As 2015 comes to a close, look back at some of the most memorable images of the year as selected by Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza — and read his stories behind the photos.

Check out the best photos of 2015 here:

The year in photos