Photographers: Either Perverts or Terrorists

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The latest TWIP (This Week In Photography) features an entertaining –and extremely cynical– discussion about photographing children in public places. According to the conversation (starts about 6:30 into the show), a father in the UK was hassled by the police for taking pictures of his own children in a playground.

The show then shifts to talk about private vs public property and the rights of a free press. “We live in a world where folks need a scapegoat,” says one of the TWIP guys, and photographers are on the state-condemned list.

Update: Here’s the link about the “perv.”

12:13 pm on July 22, 2008