There was just under an hour between the end of the Carriage Procession and the Balcony Appearance, which is just about enough time for the million and a half people lining the route to stream onto the Mall and as close to Buckingham Palace as possible. I did pretty well working my way through the biggest crowd ever witnessed on the Mall to get near the Palace in plenty of time.
I decided before even leaving home for London that I wasn't going to attempt to photograph the flypast. I've never been able to get any decent pictures of the aeroplanes in the past, so I decided that 2012 wasn't going to be my year either. Instead I was going to focus on the balcony not the sky, so please click on the picture links above to see more.
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