Time to divert from planes and trains… and move back to photography.
It seems the photographer (professional, armature or anywhere in between) is now the thought “If you have a Digital SLR you logicly must be a terrorist in police thoughts.
Lets remember a key tenant of the law: “the law does not restrict the right to photograph in the UK.”
Lets examine some cases.
Medway Police Set President for a photographer “being too tall” –
Cameraman held under terror laws-
Charges against London tube tourist snapper thrown out –
Photocops: Home Office concedes concern
The war on photographers – you’re all al Qaeda suspects now
Photographers angry at terror law
See http://photographernotaterrorist.org/ for information about the campaign which I urge you to read about – It sets out the right you have, and what to say to overzelous Police Officers and PSCO’s – it’s now to the point where the BBC is slowly starting to agree on one of their blogs