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 …

Philip Gefter: Photography After Frank

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My notes on Philip Gefter’s book, Photography After Frank, Kindle edition (hence the location reference rather than page number) …………………………. Introduction Location 84  The twentieth century art became, then, less about rendering the world with true-to-life objectivity than about the emotional, perceptual, and experiential nature of existence (with recent digressions into deconstructive cultural analysis).  Location 87  Factual documentation changed in the …