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Photograph (1) by Mark Wilson—Getty Images | Photograph (2) by Pete Souza—The White House

Former White House photo editor Mike Davis writes for LightBox on Why Photographers Need More Access In The White House.

(1) President Obama signs a bill as White House photographer Pete Souza takes pictures behind him in the Oval Office at the White House, November 21, 2013.

(2) In a photograph released by White House photographer Pete Souza on Twitter, photographers document President Obama signing a bill in the White House, November 21, 2013.

Christopher Morris—VII for TIME

Jan. 17, 2012. President Obama unexpectedly runs into the First Lady on her birthday in the basement of the White House.

See more photos here from TIME’s best photojournalism of 2012.

Warm Springs, Ga. April 1939. Cigarette holder at a jaunty angle, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sits at the wheel of his car, fielding questions at an outdoor news conference. (AP)

An exhibit of Associated Press images of American Presidents opens today at Federal Hall in Manhattan. It will be on view through 2012. More information is available here.

Ron Edmonds—AP

Of the first frame he made of the President, Edmonds recalled: “Just as I got ready to press the shutter down and take the picture, he waved, [and] the first shot rang out. I didn’t know they were shots initially — they sounded like firecrackers. I saw him grimace, and that’s when I pushed the shutter down, and I held it down.”

Today is the anniversary of the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan. Learn more about Ron Edmonds’ Pulitzer-winning photos of the event here.

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