...Security immediately started shaking their heads saying it was a professional rig and I argued it was a consumer camera and they asked me to step to the side and they called someone on a walkie talkie and said they would have to get it approved. As they turned back to incoming patrons I handed my camera bag to my wife and told her to quickly go and she did. I stood there for a few minutes more and they realized I no longer had the camera and gave me one of those "no you didn't" looks. I just shrugged and walked on in and nobody pursued me.
The result is the best set of pictures I have seen of this tour, and I've looked at a lot of them. He has graciously allowed me to post some of the pictures here.
For the whole set, go to imagesbyaubrey.com/jblze/