Amanda Lucidon's new book Chasing Light consists of 150 intimate photographs of former First Lady Michelle Obama. A White House photographer, Lucidon adds context to the photos with a fascinating running narrative, making for a gorgeous tour of Obama's tenure as the first ady. And EW has an exclusive preview: Click through to see 10 new photos straight from the book, due Oct. 17.
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Aug. 6, 2014
Obama sings and dances along with the Soul Children of Chicago at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
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June 14, 2016
Obama speaks with Oprah Winfrey for "Trailblazing the Path for the Next Generation of Women" at the United State of Women summit.
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Feb. 24, 2015
Obama laughs with Meryl Streep and Susan Pocharski at the White House for a MORE magazine interview.
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May 13, 2016
Barack and Michelle Obama prepare for the arrival of the Nordic leaders for the State Dinner at the White House.
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Nov. 16, 2015
Obama dances on stage with Matthew Morrison and Kristin Chenoweth, as well as students, in the East Room of the White House after a Broadway performance.
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March 28, 2016
Barack and Michelle Obama read Where the Wild Things Are to children during the Easter Egg Roll.
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March 12, 2015
Obama hugs Ellen DeGeneres after performing a Let's Move dance with the All-Star dancers from So You Think You Can Dance.
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Jan. 14, 2014
Obama visits with the 2013 NBA Champions, the Miami Heat, including players LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
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April 23, 2014
Obama takes a selfie with a service member following a veterans job summit at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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March 26, 2014
Obama feeds apples to giant pandas in Chengdu, China, with her daughters Sasha and Malia.