Book of Michelle Obama photos gets UK release

A new book of photographs of Michelle Obama by former White House photographer Amanda Lucidon will be released this autumn.

The book, titled Chasing Light: Michelle Obama¬†Through the Lens of a White House Photographer, is described as a “candid celebration” of the former First Lady.

It will feature will 150 colour photographs as well as personal reflections and stories from Lucidon, who was the official White House Photographer from 2013 to 2017 and the only female photographer during her time in the Obama White House.

Lucidon, a documentarian, filmmaker and former freelance New York Times photographer, said: “Mrs Obama is a source of light and inspiration in my life. She was a mentor to me and so many people around the world. The work she has done with young people, especially girls and underserved youth, has helped me realise that I want to spend my life helping others reach their fullest potential.”

The book will be published in the UK on November 2nd.

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