Not your usual tourists. They are guards in charge of the lowering of the flag at the Tian'anmen Square which usually draws a big crowd before the gates leading inside are opened to tourists.
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nemesiss (2979) 2006-09-18 6:34
I konw that image ( police guard to tourist) From my country. Abouth that image.. is a expresive capture of a comunist regime. I good composition, light & contrast. ALL THE BEST !
jaywalker (16101) 2006-09-18 6:55
Hi Jane, a great photo of men doing a professional job in a not so professional manner, good timing, love it kind regards Wilson.
roamermark (1592) 2006-09-18 7:22
Nice evening shot of an amusing situation...those Chinese PSB sometimes so menacing, others so awkward....
I would have liked to see you just a bit closer for this although that would have been a bit unnerving.
thaprem (2558) 2006-09-18 8:14
very unusual & very neatly executed lovely shot...
A very private moment between these guards!..
Thanks for sharing.