Photographers Rights: the ultimate guide

Photographers Rights: police vs security guards

Photographers rights is one of the last things you learn as a photographer, long after the basics of composition and exposure. Yet a photographer’s rights is one of the more fundamental elements of photography. If you can’t use your knowledge of composition and exposure to take pictures of people in public, landmarks, animals, art work, or whatever, then what good is having a camera?

As governments around the globe have tightened anti-terror laws, we’ve heard more queries about just what exactly a photographer’s rights are when he or she is out with a camera. To help demystify the topic, we’ve produced what we hope is the ultimate guide to photographers rights.

London Festival of Photography 2012 set for June

London Festival of Photography 2012 announced

The London Festival of Photography 2012 will kick off on 1 June and run through the end of the month, according to organisers. The second year of the festival will encompass documentary photography, street photography, as well as more conceptual work.

The festival will be comprised of 18 exhibitions and 40 events, including workshops, talks and screenings. Featured exhibitions include The Great British Public, which focuses largely on street photography and includes work by photographers Martin Parr, Simon Roberts and others.