One of These Things is Not Like the Others

Lisbon is full of surprises. We were on a walk toward the port district in September, 2001 when we came across these men in uniform. I’m not really sure who they are, but it’s always interesting to see what types of uniforms the military or the police are wearing. Form and function are usually at war in some cases, while in others the uniforms aid their work. My favourite thing about this photo is the fellow nodding off. Can you spot him?

f/8 1/125 sec 300mm

Why Contact 2006?
Again, not a lengthy reason.
Just the simple fact that with exposure to different cultures, we see that there are similar elements to each. The humour in finding the exhausted soldier would be there Regardless of the country of origin of the uniformed body of people.

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