1. What does White House Photo Editor Alice Gabriner look for in selecting the right photographs to present to the public? She looks at the sense of light, composition, color, exposure, and a special feeling about the picture.2. Under President Obama, who has final approval over the photographs his administration releases to the public? The White House Communications staff. 3. Why did President Obama decide not to personally approve all the photographs released to the public while Lyndon B. Johnson did? Digital photography has made it easier to take many more photos. Obama's photographer takes 20,000-80,000 pictures per month.