I spent about an hour in position waiting for the show to start. When I spotted these guards (there to keep the flow of people exiting the stadium from going down the stairs I was sitting on) they fortunately let me stay where I was, and never seemed to mind my firing off constant test shots. I love that if you look at each guard, only ONE is doing his job right—looking straight ahead. The three facing the stadium are watching the show on the one at camera-right is keeping an eye on me!

Beijing Olympics 2008 Closing Ceremonies

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