photography is not a crime

What Airlines Aren’t Telling You About Their Photography Policy–Until It’s Too Late

May 9, 2015
Tiffany Mueller

As photographer’s rights continue to make their way to the headlines, the Washington Post chimed in on the subject with a public service announcement of sorts informing…

Amateur Photographers Facing Unfair Discrimination From Law Enforcement?

May 6, 2015
Tiffany Mueller

Just days after a man was tased in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park for illegally operating a drone, photographer Jason Lanier, has shared his personal experience…

Photographer Tased and Arrested After Flying a Drone in Hawaiian National Park

May 4, 2015
Liron Samuels

Travis Sanders visited the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park on Saturday night with his wife and daughter in order to see the rising lava lake at…

Photojournalist Pushed To Ground; Reuters Reporter Detained During Night Of Unrest In Baltimore

Apr 27, 2015
Tiffany Mueller

Saturday night, huge crowds of protesters converged on the streets of Baltimore to protest the death of Freddie Gray, a black male who sustained life…

US Marshal Appears To Attack Pedestrian Photographer; Knocks Phone From Hands, Smashes It With Foot

Apr 21, 2015
Tiffany Mueller

These types of clips are popping up so frequently these days, it’s almost not even shocking to see anymore. But, this video posted yesterday on…

Colorado Introduces “Right to Record” Bill Punishing Police Officers Interfering With Photographers

Apr 6, 2015
Liron Samuels

In a pleasantly surprising yet most welcome turn of events legislators have proposed a bill that will protect photographers’ rights and increase police oversight, rather…

‘Police Buffer Zone’ Bill Attacked By Law Enforcement Groups and Legal Experts

Mar 29, 2015
Liron Samuels

The bill proposing to ban recording police within 25-feet of them faced strong opposition from concerned citizens and civil right activists, and was said to…

U.S. Government To Pay Newspaper $18,000 After Unlawfully Seizing Cameras and Deleting Photos Outside of a Military Facility

Mar 7, 2015
Liron Samuels

Ohio newspaper Toledo Blade agreed to dismiss with prejudice its federal lawsuit after the U.S. government agreed to pay a lump sum of $18,000. The…

St. Louis Photographer Sues Authorities over Her Right to Shoot Public Park Portraits

Feb 25, 2015
Liron Samuels

Is a ban on professional photography in a public park in violation of the First Amendment? According to Photographer Josephine Havlak and two of her…

Police Shut Down A Los Angeles Photo Walk After Mistaking It For A Rave

Feb 2, 2015
Tiffany Mueller

When most people think of photo walks, they probably imagine a small group of photographers casually strolling down the sidewalk snapping photos of random things…