Since the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, the United States seems to have lost its collective mind when it comes to security and photography. You’d think that people knocked the towers down by throwing camera phones at them. Despite the fact that there’s never been a shred of actual evidence linking […]
As I cruise down a Las Vegas street, I see a large billboard sponsored by Homeland Security that says “See something – say something.” I hear the same garbage on the radio and see it on TV. The implication is that terrorists abound. What is the illustration used by HLS for this billboard? You got […]
An Editorial By Scott Bourne (I apologize in advance for any who might be offended at my frank discussion of this touchy subject, but I wanted to get this off my chest.) I’ve written about the war on photography extensively. I’ve commented on it on almost every photography forum that exists. But it occurred to […]
This week we received more news of the continued war on photography. The NY Transit Police – aka Thugs, Inc. arrested another photographer. This time for taking pictures of the subway EVEN THOUGH IT’S NOT ILLEGAL TO MAKE PHOTOS THERE! So we’re at the point where the cops are pretty much MORE dangerous to photographers in New York than your average mugger.
I am not sure what it is about handing someone a gun and a badge that gives them the feeling they’re above the law, but it’s pretty apparent that in New York anyway, that’s par for the course. Continue reading
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