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Subject: [Leica] Tripods On US Park Service Lands
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 13:51:40 -0400
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At 10:12 AM 9/20/01 -0700, Feliciano di Giorgio wrote:
>I think this may be true for all US parks. I believe it is their way of
>professinals from the public and making money off of postcards etc. I
>shot a 
>short film here in Maliu, California at Point Dume. The difference
>between being
>able to use or not use a tripod was $1500 for a permit and a ranger.

Certainly not, Feli.  I often shoot from the Blue Ridge Parkway with a
tripod and have never had a problem from the Park Rangers.  And the local
Astronomy Club -- with a LOT of tripods! -- holds its observing sessions on
the Parkway.

So, no, this is not a universal rule.

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
Cha robh bąs fir gun ghrąs fir!

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