This weekend, on my first ever paid photo shoot, I saw a sign warning drivers of “controlled” explosions and gunfire, which drew my attention to 8th and Broadway where a massive crew was filming on the set of the upcoming Transformers movie. Luckily my clients were cool enough to allow me to make a b-line over and take a few photos. I suppose I could include these in my Hassle Project as the crowd wranglers adamantly denied that I had the right to take photos from the public sidewalk, stating that they had “permits” for the whole area. I am sure they did have permits for the section of the block they were shooting on, but I am also sure that those permits didn’t prohibit me from shooting some photos from across the street. If I hadn’t been working I would have spent more time and taken some photos of the explosive action.