It's just a picture. My digital camera has a big viewscreen that allows snapping a picture from the side while being able to see the picture. You guys harping on the stupidness and supposed lack of safety forgot to question if it was legal or if he needed a permit to take such a picture.
"Always place your clothes and weapons where you can find them in the dark"
"Understand that the enemy is not the enemy in his own eyes ;this may offer you an opportunity to make him your friend. If not, you can kill him without hate, and quickly."