Eric Beteille visited Griffith Observatory on President's Day. It was closed, but many tourists roamed the grounds nonetheless.
As a young couple was framing a shot with the Hollywood sign in the background, Beteille took a photo of them with his Nikon D7000.
"As the sun fell behind the hills, the increasingly-present selfie sticks were out in force," he said.
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