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Photography and the Law

A club member was recently threatened and verbally abused by a member of the public at an organised event in a public area.  


This page and it’s links are posted to provide sources of information on taking photographs in public areas.

You never know when one, or more of the following links, whilst not exhaustive, might come in handy.

NB. St Austell Camera Club cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in the links.

Association of Chief Police Officers of England, Wales and Northern Ireland Communication Advisory Group - Guidance for Photographers.

Digital Camera World (UK) article on photographer’s rights.

Metropolitan Police (UK) Photography advice.

Useful PDF covering Photographers rights

British Transport Police’s position on photography.