Tripod Harassment at Griffith Park

As I’m photographing the sunset outside of the Griffith Observatory, this guy comes up to tell me that photography is allowed but I cannot use my tripod to take pictures because I needed a permit to use it and that the park ranger will give me a ticket if he sees me. I responded with, …

Griffith Observatory Planetarium

Griffith Observatory Planetarium, Los Angeles, California There wasn’t much of a view on Saturday night due to the marine layer but it was still nice to get onto the roof of Griffith Park Observatory. Judging from the long line waiting for the giant telescope, there were a lot of other people who agree. See more …

Autry National Center

Gunfight at the OK Corral Interpretive Display at The Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, California Yesterday I planned to photograph some attractions in Griffith Park since I hadn’t done that before other than the LA Zoo. My first stop was the Autry National Center / Museum of the American West. It was an …

The L.A. Zoo 12-18-05

There’s some wildlife photographers out there who raise their nose higher than the noblest blue bloods at photographers who shoot at zoos. It’s just a bunch of egotistical insecurity on their part. As long as the images are disclosed as captive then who cares if they were shot at a zoo or not. If they’d …