**I'm Not a Criminal, I shoot with a Camera, not a Gun**
Photography is not (yet) a Crime
Many photographers are fed-up with being treated like perverts. In the last few years things have deteriorated to such an extent that JPG Magazine devoted an entire issue to it in February 2006:
*"Amateur photographers are the documentarians of real life. People with cameras bear witness to the everyday dramas of ordinary people. We capture our world to help us understand it. We are not terrorists. We are not dangerous. And we are certainly not a threat".*
Likewise the lengthy article by John Reid and subsequent blog discussion, "Talking Pictures: Photography Is Not A Crime", on the Sydney Morning Herald website (Feb 2007). Ditto the 2010 Sydney Photo Rights Rally plus UK websites "I'm a Photographer, not a Terrorist" and "Not-A-Crime".
Similar sentiments have led to the making of a documentary movie called "Off Limits (La rue zone interdite)" (2005). Featuring interviews with Marc Riboud, William Klein, Willy Ronis, Janine Niepce and Elliott Erwitt, it was directed by Gilbert Duclos — the Quebecian street photographer who lost a 1998 Supreme Court case concerning his photo of an art student sitting on a bank's steps.
Read More about 2010 Rally in Sydney led by one of the best landscape Photographers in Australia, Mr Ken Duncan "CLICK HERE":http://www.artsfreedomaustralia.com/blog/?p=242