During the summer, the Changing
Guard takes place at the front of the Palace and is a popular event for
visitors to the capital from 1st April to Early July and on alternate
Since 1660, Household Troops
the Sovereign and the Royal
Guard usually consists of Foot Guards in full-dress uniform of red
The Changing of the Guard takes
the forecourt of Buckingham
Palace at 11.30
in summer, every other day in winter, and lasts about 45 minutes. The
marches to the Palace from Wellington Barracks with a Guards band, the
Guard hands over in a ceremony during which the sentries are changed
returns to barracks. The New Guard then marches to St James's Palace
the detachment at Buckingham
On this photo we can see One of
famous arhitectural creation in United Kingdom.
The london’s Tower
Bridge was build in 1894 year
the Thames river. Here we also see
that across this Bridge every day, and a beautyfull statue on the first
Worth a visit on Tower
Bridge is the
Bridge Exhibition Centre. From the exhibition centre you enjoy
Walkways, learn about the history of Tower Bridge
and tour the
Victorian Engine Rooms.
Tower Bridge opens at the centre to
larger ships to pass down the River Thames and is known as a “bascule
The power to lift bridge was originally supplied by steam engines but
is now supplied by oil and. The original pumping engines, accumulators
boilers are on show as part of the Tower Bridge Exhibition. In 1977 Tower Bridge
was painted red, white and blue to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
The Bridge is actually in two different postcodes, the North end being
and the South end being in SE1.
the official residence of seven generations of British monarchs from
the present reigning House of Windsor and is today The Queen's official
When the Queen is in residence
Standard can be seen flying above the palace.
It has become the symbol of the
But this Palace is more than a home for the Royals.
It is the official
headquarters of the monarchy and contains the offices of their staff.
It is the place where all Royal
and official banquets are held.
The palace contains 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188
bedrooms, 92 offices, and 78 bathrooms.
Although in use for the many official events and receptions held by The
19 rooms of the Palace are opened to visitors during the Annual Summer
in August and September to help raise funds to repair fire-damaged Windsor Castle
Thinking of joining the ranks
greatest photographers of all time? Well, it might be a good idea to
a few of them and the works they've done so you know just what it is
Probably one of the most famous
photographers of all time was Ansel Adams. Adams was born In San Francisco California
in 1902. He lived in Carmel
until he died in 1984. His most popular photo was titled "Moonrise Over
Hernandez, 1944". This is a breathtaking photo showing a beautiful
view and the small town below it. Other famous photos by Adams
were "Clearing Winter Storm" and "Winter Sunrise". Adams
did a lot of outdoor photography with some
breathtaking views. His most popular photo has about 1000 copies in
price range of these photos, depending on condition goes from $5,000 to
$175,000 if you can find one.
Moving from outdoor photography
landscapes to nude women on beaches we have the works of Jock Sturges.
was born in the big city of New
in the year 1947. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington.
His most popular
images, all of beach nudes, are "Misty Dawn 1991" and "Northern California, 1991". His prints range in
price from $1,000 to $3,000. His most expensive print sold for $4,000.
Herman Leonard was known for
photographs of jazz legends. He was born in Allentown, PA
in 1923. He currently lives and works in New Orleans. His most popular images
are photos of great
jazz legends Dexter Gordon, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis,
Armstrong and Billie Holiday. Herman Leonard was one of the more active
photographers even when not working at his craft. He often traveled
entertainers like Marlon Brando, who he hung out with in 1954. His
in price from $950 to $5,500.
Another great photographer was
who was born in Plainfield,
NJ in 1917. Penn was
known for a number of different styles of photography including fashion
photography and provocative life style portraits. His most famous work
"Cuzco Children" which sold for as much as $175,000 at the turn of
the century. Penn worked for some of the most popular magazines of our
including Harper's Bazaar, Saks
Fifth Avenue and Vogue Magazine.
Another great photographer, who
have actually heard of, was the one and only Helmut Newton, who just
passed away in 2004. He was most known for photos involving fashion and
illustrating themes of mass media, glamour, sex and theater. Newton's work
was often categorized as
bizarre. He was once quoted as saying "My job as a portrait
is to seduce, amuse and entertain". He most certainly did that better
just about anyone else. His most popular image is "Sie Kommen I, II".
His photographs are in such demand that some go for as much as $400,000