It seems like tripod design might need to rethink a few elements if these incidents of the ubiquitous photography accessory being mistaken for a high powered rifle continue.
A photographer in Ireland spurred a manhunt after after taking a stroll on the beach with his tripod one night in yet another case of the accessory being mistaken for a gun.
Apparently this visage spooked a local who called authorities on the photographer which then prompted a search for him – all without his knowledge.
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