Monday, January 22, 2007


While I am on the topic of crime scenes, how do you get an interesting photo from a crime that has happened well after you arrive at the scene? When I pulled up to the bank robbery at Washington Mutual you always hope for police officers with their AR-15 rifles at the ready (we love the scanner call for “permission to deploy the long rifle”, it makes us smile).

Unfortunately the robbery attempt was long over and all I have is the investigation to photograph. While I was taking a picture of a crime scene technician fingerprinting the front door of the bank a police officer told me he knew which picture I was going to run, another “sign” shot, a picture with the bank’s name.

Guilty as charged!

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