September 26, 2011

Obama Flickr Update: Chris Christie's Got My Back

Obama Christie Flooding Desat

Obama Cantor Jobs Address Desat

What’s most notable about the new batch of photos — 26 in all — uploaded to the WH Flickr Stream? Besides the cornucopia of 9/11 photos, what stands out, with “Chris Christie’s got my back,” “Barack and Eric Go to the Presidential Address” and “NASCAR champ in the house as we look at pics on his iPhone,” is (per usual) all that visual triangulation.

(Desaturation mine.)

(photos: Pete Souza/White House. caption 1: President Barack Obama talks with residents while touring a neighborhood affected by Hurricane Irene in Wayne, N.J., Sept. 4, 2011. caption 2: President Barack Obama talks with Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., prior to entering the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., for his address to a Joint Session of Congress to outline the American Jobs Act, Sept. 8, 2011.)

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