Seoul: Shooting it Like a Pro

Royal Guards Procession

Seoul Jean Chung for Time
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In an effort to recapture Seoul's deep historical roots, the city recently began to stage a changing of the guard ceremony in front of Deoksugung, its most famous ancient palace. On the day that Chung came to watch, the procession was superseded by a more important ceremonial event, forcing the marchers into the newer part of the city, and creating this striking contrast between ancient and modern.

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