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Thursday, April 01, 2010

April Theme Day - Red

Shot with Olympus E520
This month, the theme for the worldwide City Daily Photo theme day is "Red" - absolutely perfect for London: Red Buses, Red Phoneboxes, Red Postboxes spring immediately to mind. But I thought the number one red emblem for London is the scarlet of coats of the Guards at Buckingham Palace. This one is a Coldstream Guard - one of the oldest regiments - you can tell as he has a scarlet plume in his bearskin (and, buttons in pairs).

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posted by Ham at 00:02 -- Comments here: 4

Comments on "April Theme Day - Red"

 

Blogger cieldequimper said ... (07:38) : 

Excellent. My childhood in London comes tumbling back at the thought of the guards, the pillar boxes, the double deckers... ;-)

 

Blogger Inverness Daily Photo said ... (12:44) : 

An iconic image.

 

Blogger Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said ... (15:06) : 

excellent image for theme day!

 

Blogger Buck said ... (18:17) : 

Excellent choice - a classic red!

 

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