7 Places Around the World Where Taking Photos Is Against the Law
Love for traveling pushes people to be on the wagon every time. Vacations bring joy and travel which eventually paints colorful memories on the life’s canvas. Nonetheless, there are some countries which believes in “my way or the high way” by banning clicking pictures. This weirdest law proves to be troublesome for many tourists.
Here are places where you might want to avoid taking pictures to keep the problem at bay.
Red light District in Amsterdam
Locals of Red Light District, Amsterdam hates when the picture of the prostitutes waiting at the window is clicked. You might be ripped off for doing that. Worst case you might be beaten up like an egg.
Women’s picture in South Korea
Save yourself from winding up in jail for taking woman’s picture without consent. For them, it’s the punishable crime and an act of sexual aggression. Fine of $8800 and up to 5 years in jail will a brutal gift from South Korea.
Private Property in the USA
Taking pictures of the private property in the USA is a great deal. You might want to take permission or look up for the prohibition sign before even thinking of taking off the lens cover of your camera.
Palace of UAE
Visiting UAE is fascinating but taking photographs of places like government buildings, certain bridges, and, Sheikhs palaces will bring a nightmare to you. Fine of $1,361 and 1 to 3 months of jail is on the cards. As a matter of fact, palaces picture rule is written in the legislation.
North Korea- the forbidden land
To move about in North Korea with camera in hand is tricky. You will have to take permission for almost everything. Do not even think to leave the hotel without a guide. Take permission of the guide if you really to reach your home safely. Any lack of the compliance will end up in heavy fine or imprisonment.
Non Commercial England
Brits understand their tourist well. But if you are a professional photographer then you will have to wait for the permission. Shooting in Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square will require permission from Mayor of London.
In this country, you can take photos only after consent from the individuals. Men can be photographed after getting their consent, and photos of women can be taken after consent from their husbands or fathers.
Please keep your photographer soul in check while visiting these places.
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