Hat, hair, socks.

Unless you work for CP or Reuters, you don't get to shoot this angle until all the best photo ops are over. The PM and his wife are seated, and the important newswire shooters, of which there are only two, run up to the base of the stage to see the spectacle. Of course this year they decide the stand up and dance together with the Governor General and his wife to the first band performance of the day. This is what I'm left with.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fixes his hair while wife Sophie adjusts her hat on Canada Day, July 1, 2016. (Photo by David Kawai)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fixes his hair while wife Sophie adjusts her hat on Canada Day, July 1, 2016. (Photo by David Kawai)