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 …

Untold Stories – Stanley Greene

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A friend pointed me towards this video of Stanley Greene talking about his life shortly before he died. Stanley was a photojournalist and a poet. He comments that concerned photographers need to find and share untold stories. ‘I always believe you have to show the symbolism of a civilization, whether it be the cave drawings or somebody drawing in the …