The Yeoman Warders

Also known as Beefeaters, the Yeoman Warders live together with their families at the Tower of London and they are responsible for looking after any prisoners that may be there as well as the Crown Jewels.

After spending some time working on a commission for Historic Royal Palaces, the charity running the Tower amongst other venues, I got to know some of them and eventually take those portraits. They all had spend a large number of years on the Armed Forces, often abroad in difficult environments, and they seemed to enjoy the change and the tranquility which came with effectively becoming one of the most iconic tourist attractions of London.