Police should stop treating photographers as terrorists

  Article published 27th December 2009  365 of Britain’s most eminent photographers write to Telegraph to ask for a change in anti-terrorist legislation. “SIR – As professional and amateur photographers, we are deeply concerned about the treatment of those taking pictures in public places. Photographers using equipment larger than a compact camera are frequently stopped and searched under anti-terrorist legislation, which they find humiliating. We do not believe it likely that real terrorists would bother to set up a tripod or use a heavy single-lens reflex camera, as perfectly satisfactory pictures for their purposes could be taken on a discreet Continue Reading