Photo Challenge #37 / Reflection

20220909ma_1687“The Face of the Queen” / Theme: Reflection

A little about this photo…

I had originally planned for a different photo, but the events of this week changed that. I came out of a meeting when I heard the news that the Queen had died. Our Queen. The Lady that graced our money since she came to the throne (long before I was born). And I suddenly realized, she’s not going to be there anymore. After having said goodbye to my own grandmother this year (who was only a year younger than the Queen), it was something that struck me. That life always moves on … whether we’re ready for it or not.

The image on the coin has changed a little over the years. When I was a kid, it showed a young queen. (You can see a hint of that in the bottom coin.) Then in the 1990s (I think), they went over to a more regal older queen with an imperial crown. The coin I choose to feature is the most recent face of the Queen—the one where she looks a little like my own grandmother. And so, I decided to capture it with a photo. That photo is … this.


THIS 2022 WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGEThis year is my fifth year of doing this challenge! (I began in 2018.) For more information about the list of prompts for this year, click on this link. And join me in posting your own photos every Saturday with #2022picoftheweek

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