2013 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Presidential

Pictures that primarily feature the current President of the United States (i.e. Barack Obama).

First Place


Jim Watson, Agence France-Presse
Big Hug: First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama hug after speaking at a campaign event at the Alliant Energy Amphitheater in Dubuque, Iowa, on Aug. 15, 2012, during a 3-day campaign bus tour across the state.

Second Place


Jewel Samad, Agence France-Presse
Big Hug: President Barack Obama greets supporters during a campaign rally at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va., on Nov. 3, 2012.

Third Place

President Obama Arrives Back At White House After Final Debate, And Campaign Stops

Alex Wong, Getty Images
White House Return: President Barack Obama aboard the Marine One helicopter land on the South Lawn of the White House as he returns from the final presidential debate and campaign events in Florida and Ohio.

Award Of Excellence


Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
Arlington Cemetery: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visit graves at Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60 on Sept. 11, 2012 in Arlington, Va. The Section 60 is where many victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks and those who have fought in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been laid to rest.

Award Of Excellence

Kiss Cam

Jonathan Ernst, freelance for Reuters
Kiss Cam: President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are shown kissing on the “Kiss Cam” screen during a time out in the Olympic basketball exhibition game between the U.S. and Brazil national men’s teams in Washington, on July 16, 2012.

Award Of Excellence


Pablo Martinez Monsivais,The Associated Press
Fort Bliss: President Barack Obama speaks to members of the military and their families at Fort Bliss on Aug. 31, 2012, in El Paso, Texas.