Photo Gallery: Behind the Scenes of July 2012

The White House Photo Office just released their latest batch of behind-the-scenes photos, including the Independence Day celebrations at the White House, President Obama meeting with Team USA before the Olympics, and the First Lady in London. Check out a few of the images below, then head over to Flickr to see all 50 images in the gallery.

  • Fireworks over the Washington Monument

    With Brad Paisley onstage, an audience watches from the South Lawn of the White House as fireworks erupt over the National Mall.

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  • The President and First Lady Smooch

    President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama for the "Kiss Cam".

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  • The President visits Evan McRae

    President Barack Obama visits with Evan McRae, a nine-year-old Make-A-Wish recipient from Brooklyn, N.Y., in the Oval Office.

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  • The President is Briefed on Aurora, Colorado

    President Barack Obama holds a conference call with advisors to discuss the Aurora, Colorado shootings.

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  • The President Signs a Photo

    President Barack Obama signs a photograph as he greets people on the tarmac upon arrival at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans.

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  • The President with Petty Officer Taylor Morris

    The President presented a Purple Heart to Petty Officer Taylor Morris.

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  • President Barack Obama listens to Vice President Joe Biden

    President Barack Obama listens to Vice President Joe Biden during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

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  • President Obama delivers remarks at International AIDS Conference

    President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the White House International AIDS Conference reception in the East Room.

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  • The First Lady is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova

    First Lady Michelle Obama is picked up by U.S. Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova during a greet with Team USA Olympic athletes.

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  • The President Boards Air Force One

    President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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