Archive for March 2011

16 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

NO-PHOTO ZONE -- Florida law would make it a felony to photograph factory farms and puppy mills, even if not trespassing. Jeff Nelson: “ - A new Florida law SB1246 has been introduced which will make it a felony to simply be on a public street and take a photo of a factory farm or puppy mill, unless you have written permission of the corporation whose farm you snap. That's right, if Republican state Senator Jim Norman of Florida has his way, it will be a felony to photograph from public property or even set foot onto a factory farm -- and not just any felony, but a first-degree felony, which carries a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison.” SOURCE: Jeff Nelson ;
Additional info: Photo District NEWS: .

09 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

YOU MAKE THE CHOICE -- The Photo Attorney: “Is the News Media’s Use of a Portrait Photo Fair? – While the ethical issues won’t be addressed here, the question of whether the media’s use of the photograph of a child with her mother during the tragedy in Tucson was an infringement is an important legal matter.


02 Mar, 2011 | Posted by: psnotes

Man accused of improper photography -- in Hollister dressing room
arrested Monday and charged with improper photography, which is a felony. SOURCE: staff