Ansel Adams Act Goes to Congress, Aims to ‘Restore the First Amendment Rights of Photographers’

February 24, 2015 by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel (Thanks to Rudy Atallah for posting) A new “Ansel Adams Act” introduced in Congress could have big implications on photographers’ rights across the United States. The bill aims to “restore the First Amendment rights of photographers” by removing restrictions on taking photos in public places. Introduced on January […]

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The U.S. Forest Service to Charge Photographers for Wilderness Shots

September 26, 2014 By: Will Dietrich-Egensteiner Permits will run $1,500, fines $1,000… (Thanks to Felton A. Lighty III for sending this article) The U.S. Forest Service is looking to cement regulations on the media’s right to take photos and shoot video on federally designated wilderness land. A new rule that is set to be finalized […]

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