Something unexpected

Something bizarre happened today as I was out in central Stockholm with my mother. Having just left a museum where we had enjoyed some russian paintings from the early 19th century and late 18th century we got caught in the streets at a red light.

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From nowhere came several tanks and trucks with heavily armed soldiers on them.

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Luckily, I had brought my new 70-200 f/2.8 which would turn out to be the perfect lens for such a situation.

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I quickly grabbed a few shots as the tanks passed by, all the while nervously glimpsing at the soldiers standing alongside the road, observing the confused civilians.

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As it would turn out, these weren’t the Russians finally invading Sweden. Instead, it was the Swedish military forces having a battle simulation where they would have to protect critical positions in central Stockholm.

/Martin

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