Street Photography, the law and data collection

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This summarises my understanding of the UK legal and data collection frameworks as they apply to street photography. There is much confusion on the subject, and this is a small attempt to provide a few facts. Let me start with some overall comments: Street photography in public spaces is a perfectly legal activity in the UK. Even under new data …

The Ethics of Street Photography

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Fuji released a short promotional film for their new X100V camera, featuring acclaimed street photography Tatsuo Susuki. It led to a heated debate online about Susuki-san’s street shooting style – too aggressive? Fuji apparently then pulled the film. The original video has disappeared from YouTube as far as I can tell, though this ‘3rd party’ commentary from Camera Conspiracies is …