12/31/2010 09:46 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Behind-The-Scenes White House PHOTOS: Pete Souza's Year-End Roundup

To mark the end of 2010 president-style, White House Photographer Pete Souza posted an album of his favorite, behind-the-scenes images to Flickr -- with his own short descriptions of what was going on in each picture.

Check out the best of the best below, accompanied by Souza's words, and to tell us which snapshot you prefer, click on "Rate this Photo."

(All photos and captions from the White House Flickr.)