Photographer's Note

I visited the old city of Alba-Iulia on Romanias` national day. There I found some guys guarding the 18th century fort that was built by the Austrians. They were dressed in this 18th century hapsburgic uniform. I really liked this guy, he looks so proud in that uniform.
The main gate was guarded by two "austrian soldiers". It was a very interesting image seeing the huge Hapsburgic bicefal eagle on the Gate and these two soldiers guarding it.... it was like I went back in time.

I`m really sorry that I didn`t catch him entirely in the photo but the place was very crowded and I hardly took this one. He even had a musket and a sword.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Cristi Berce (c_berce) (32)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-12-01
  • Categories: Castles
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/320 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-12-03 13:24
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