Barack Obama served 8 years as president, an honor not all presidents get to take part in. In those 8 years, countless photos have been taken of him, by the press, american citizens, and his photographer. Obama is no longer president, but his legacy lives on through the things he has done while in office and by the moments captured on camera. His photographer Pete Souza shares some of his favorite photos he has captured of Obama while he served as president. Some are personal, emotional, and funny, but all of them show the true essence of the 44th president of the United States. Check them out below.