Who is controlling the shutter? Privacy and photography

Who is controlling the shutter? Privacy and photography

Posted on behalf of Holly Hancock

Today we are all photographers.  The advent of smartphones means that everyone has access to a camera, and photography is an essential part of everyday life.  Snapping a photograph is second nature, but should we be giving more thought as to what happens to that image?  In England, we are in both a privileged and challenging position, where an individual who is photographed has very limited rights over that image.  This means that a huge amount of power over what happens to the image rests with the photographer.  Add to the equation privacy considerations, and we are faced with a complicated minefield, which can be difficult for photographers to negotiate.  This interactive discussion will explore the legal, moral and ethical dilemmas of photography.  It is suitable for all types of photographer - come and listen - you are welcome to join in the lively debate and share your ideas!  Refreshments will be provided.




What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available on UEA campus in the Main Car Park.  Earlham Hall in situated in Earlham Park.  On leaving the Car Park walk towards the Sportspark, cross over the road, and walk past the Enterprise Centre.  Turn left down the path towards Earlham Hall and the building will be in front of you.  The event is taking place in Room 0.12 (the Library) which will be signposted from the entrance.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Holly with any queries on holly.hancock@uea.ac.uk


06 Nov 2019 at 7:00pm
until 06 Nov 2019 at 9:00pm
UEA Law School

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