Monthly Archives: July 2010

Photog Claims He Was Detained for Snapping Pics

Photographer Jerome Vorus writes on his blog that he was recently “detained for photography” by D.C. police after taking pictures of a traffic stop from a distance “far enough not to impede in any police investigation.” An officer asked him “for … Continue reading

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Sun Photographer Arrested

Thanks to http://photography.ca/ ‘s Matt K. for this story: Bystanders are shocked after a [Calgary] Sun photojournalist was arrested Friday as he was shooting pictures in the aftermath of a home invasion.  Read more…

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ProPublica Photographer: I Was Followed by BP Security and Then Detained by Police

Freelance photographer Lance Rosenfield was working on assignment for ProPublica in Texas City, Texas, last week, when a BP security guard began following him. Rosenfield was later detained by police after taking photos for two ProPublica stories. Read more…

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DHS Works Hand In Hand With BP Security And Local Police

“Lance Rosenfield, on assignment for PBS Frontline, was detained and interrogated (sic) by the Joint Terrorism Task force for photographing a Texas City highway sign in public.” Read More…

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