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This was the ONLY time I’ve ever had tripod troubles at the Lincoln Memorial. I was setting up my shot inside the memorial at sunrise, waiting for some people to walk out of my frame when a capital police came up to me and told me tripods weren’t allowed. I was confused since tripods are now allowed on Capitol grounds, I figured they’d be a little more lenient everywhere else. I guess not. Either that or he was bored because seriously there was barely anyone there! So I walked and took pictures on the side of the building… with my tripod.