Do you ever get harassed while out shooting?

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Do you ever get harassed while out shooting?
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Hello all.

Yesterday evening I was taking a stroll in the park with my camera while my son was at swim practice. I was having a great time making images of the shadows and textures of the trees and surrounding area when a random guy started yelling that he was going to "sue my ass" because I was taking pictures of him and that if I didn't show him what I had taken he was going to "beat my ass" 

I pulled out my cell phone and calmly told him that I was not taking pictures of him and that if he took a step toward me I was going to call the police. After I said that his female companion told him to "forget it" and they walked away yelling obscenities while holding hand with their two young children (yes they were parents and by association role models... )

Never had that happen before. I guess living in Los Angeles I except a normal amount of crazy but this was over the top.

Has anything like this ever happened to you?

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