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The rights of photographers, shooting rights, the law about photographing public subjects, photographing public spaces and places, is it legal to take pictures of public buildings and places, the legality of shooting in public, taking pictures of people and places, the law about shooting different subjects, is it ok to take pictures of whatever I want.

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The legality of photographing
public spaces and places.

Here is an excellent article on this
matter with more links to more info:


Basically, it states if you are in a public space and you want to photograph anything, you may.  There are a couple of restrictions, mostly about invading someone's privacy that is not a public figure, putting someone in a 'bad light' that is not proper, etc..  Common sense kind of restrictions.


A primer on invasion of privacy:



Here is a great downloadable article on
the rights of photographers, in a PDF file:

The Photographer's Right - A Downloadable Flyer

Your Rights When You Are Stopped or Confronted for Photography by Atty. Bert P. Krages II



State by State guide:




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