oneeyeddick wrote:At first I thought this thread read as "Camp Fuck, Your Camera!"
Boy, the difference a comma can make.
Bob wrote:Given that the people doing photographic harm to the event are the 'art' photographers who have access to hot models if not entire entourages, the only way to succeed at this is to make the event as a whole a lot less photogenic.
What say you?
lemur wrote:i would politely add that this type of thing is impossible to police..
do we get to a point where just HAVING a camera is means to harass people?
I am pretty sure we don't want that because we know how great images of and at burning man can be..
I dont want anyone to create an environment where people feel uncomfortable to do perfectly OK fine upstanding legal thing.
People have threatened, in the various dozens of times this discussion has happened, among other things, violence, against those with cameras at burning man.. (surely youve seen them!)
I know theres a big group of people out there who HATE the loud dance music that keeps us up all night, and the roving art cars blaring directional sound that is actually physically dangerous (as in hurt you for real) at various art pieces...But I dont ever recall people suggesting to publically humiliate, harrass and injure them.. onsight.. maybe i missed it!
if you want an idea?
take a tip from the B.E.D.,... the potty project might even be a good example
Educate people on what you feel is proper use of cameras and imagery of people, acts.. art.. camps, whatever.
stifling art and creating an uncomfortable environment for participants is NOT ok....
you can do a lot better than witch hunts.
Kontradiction wrote: (I don't break 'Vegas Code': What's left/happens in Vegas "stays" in Vegas but comparitively, could there be the same "Code" for BM I wonder?).
trilobyte wrote:If your beef is with commercial photography, then perhaps instead of planning for the next ten months to spend a week harassing people who aren't commercial photographers, you could just spend the next ten months harassing the companies and organizations that are using Burning Man photography for commercial purposes.
wh..sh wrote:As nonsense, stupid and impractical the sentiment for no "photography by strangers without permission" sounds to others, some of us have to worry about our "life" in the real world.
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