Every photographer should know the basic legal jargon of the craft….As Bert Krages, an attorney who specializes in photography-related legal problems and wrote Legal Handbook for Photographers, says, “The general rule is that if something is in a public place, you’re entitled to photograph it.” What’s more, though national-security laws are often invoked when quashing photographers, Krages explains that “the Patriot Act does not restrict photography; neither does the Homeland Security Act.” But this doesn’t stop people from interfering with photographers, even in settings that don’t seem much like national-security zones.
Be sure to click on the link….Videotaping Police Is Often Cause for Arrest. They confiscated his camera, computers and external hard drives. Graber was indicted for allegedly violating state wiretap laws by recording the trooper without his consent.
- Paperback: 128 pages
- Publisher: Amherst Media, Inc.; 2nd edition (November 1, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1584281944
- ISBN-13: 978-1584281948
- Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches