The Queen's Guard and Queen's Life Guard are the names given to contingents of soldiers charged with guarding the official royal residences in London. The British Army had regiments of both Horse Guards and Foot Guards predating the English Restoration (1660), and, since the reign of King Charles II, these have been responsible for guarding the Sovereign Palaces. The Queen has a number of homes, both official (Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace, Windsor Castle and Holyrood House in Scotland) and private (Sandringham and Balmoral), but it is only at the London and Windsor Palaces and Holyroodhouse that a guard is mounted...
...taken at windsor castle...
(windsor kalesi'nde çekildi.)
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rigoletto (34279) 2014-01-15 4:04
etekli efsunlara göre bunların işi epey zormuş. hani bi delikten etrafa bakabiliyorlar desen o da zor, tüyler kıllar delikleri de kapamıştır. amaaan neyse ne, bu şafaktan sonra ben mi gideyim nöbete...
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-01-15 5:54
Hello Korkut - I couldn't let this one go past without comment. I love the shot and I love the 'tongue-in-cheek' title. Clever. Warm regards Rosemary
CLODO (35616) 2014-01-15 7:25
superb crop on the guard semi face (what can be seen). How can he sees, that's a real question!
BennyV (20267) 2014-01-16 5:50
Terrific post, dear Korkut. The bl/w brings out the effect of the picture a lot more than it would have done in colour. Superb tight crop & well balanced contrasts and lightness. Both thumbs up from me!
Hanssie (10886) 2016-03-27 2:44
Seen several times but this one's fine detailed !
And a strong title !
- Copyright: korkut bostanci (bostankorkulugu) (42480)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2013-11-26
- Categories: Daily Life, Ceremony
- Camera: Canon EOS 650D, Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-15 3:03