Security Guard

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Meet a typical security guard in Islamabad. Friday was a beautiful day and I was in Islamabad with some friends for shopping.  While others were shopping, I was shooting.  Spotted this security guard who was probably watching me. As I approached he looked confused and before he fully realized that I am going to photograph him, I clicked. As a result you see a great face. I then requested him to smile. The result:

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These security guards are usually ex-army men and take such private jobs after retirement. They are a deterrent to petty thieves but are no match to trained armed robbers. I hope that he never faces that sort of a situation

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3 comments on “Security Guard
  1. Nice couple of shots here. You seemed to have reassured him resulting with the great smile in the second shot.

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