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Guard Buckingham Palace web.jpg
29-APR-2009

Guard Buckingham Palace web.jpg

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
1/640s f/8.0 at 88.8mm iso200 full exif

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Phil Douglis08-May-2009 19:05
The contrast between the delicate, pale fabric of the window curtain and the heavy furry hat and bright red uniform of the guard is striking. This is how you handle a cliche subject such as these guards have become. You add incongruous context that tells a story. This one speaks of the contrast between the world of peace and quiet (a darkened room) and a world of bright pageantry and military tradition (a bright and burly soldier).