Kyoto to stop tourists from taking geisha photos in public

Mar 5, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

For years, Kyoto’s geisha and maiko (the apprentices training to become geisha) have faced unwanted attention from tourists eager to capture their photos. This behavior,…

Rapstar makes photographer jog with him in the street for a photo

Nov 2, 2023
Alex Baker

How far would you go to get the shot? One paparazzi photographer who works for TMZ certainly went the extra mile to capture footage of…

Prince William filmed confronting photographer over “stalking” his children

Jun 29, 2022
Alex Baker

A video has surfaced on YouTube and TikTok of an altercation between a photographer and Prince William. The video shows the Prince confronting the paparazzo…

Poparazzi is a photo-sharing platform that bans selfies

May 27, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Selfies are practically everywhere, and it’s difficult to avoid them. Well, there’s now a photo-sharing platform that’s built literally for avoiding selfies. Poparazzi bans this…

French president sues photographer for secretly photographing him on a vacation

Aug 18, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Unlike some previous French presidents, Emmanuel Macron demanded privacy while on vacation. However, this didn’t prevent a paparazzi photographer to stalk him around Marseillee. He…

Anti-paparazzi scarf has become a popular celebrity fashion accessory that’s rendered completely useless by turning off the flash

Jul 5, 2016
John Aldred

It’s a neat idea.  Anti-paparazzi clothing.  Clothes that makes photographing you a fruitless exercise.  The idea first came up at the beginning of last year,…

California Governor puts an end to paparazzi drones

Oct 8, 2015
Liron Samuels

Just three days after California Governor rejected several drone-related bills, the Los Angeles Times reports that Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation intended to protect the…

Flashback Anti-Paparazzi Clothing Now a Reality. Nay Sayers, Eat Your Hats. Maybe.

Feb 26, 2015
Liron Samuels

Several readers and many people I spoke with were unimpressed by the anti-paparazzi clothing we covered last month. The most common response was “I’ll believe…

New Line Of Reflective Clothing Determined To Battle Paparazzi Flash Photography

Jan 9, 2015
Liron Samuels

The paparazzi can be a pain in the butt if you’re a celebrity, assuming you didn’t call them on yourself, but a line of concept…