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Smiling Guard of the Clarence House, St James's Palace

Walking away from Buckingham Palace, I witnessed this guard in front of the Clarence House, the official residence of the Prince of Wales. As the guard spoked to 2 police officer's on horseback, he revealed his less serious side, cracking a smile. The guard's posture and carrying of such a gun provided perfect contrast, irony, and personality when attached to his beaming and candid smile, a much needed London face after the London Bridge attack.

TAGS: England, London, United Kingdom

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Copyright:
© Maia Gibson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2017
Total Views: 38
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: June 18, 2017, 12:08 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO180
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