Invasion of Privacy

YOUR RIGHTS AND RISKS AS A STREET PHOTOGRAPHER

While street photography, even when displayed or sold, may in some cases be considered protected speech under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, that alone does not prevent an aggrieved person from filing a lawsuit in the first place.  Moreover, any fight in court involves some level of uncertainty and comes at a cost.  Because it isn’t always possible to avoid legal trouble, photographers can benefit from becoming aware of the risks associated with street photography.