confrontation

Woman Freaks Out at Photographer Over Photo Shoot in Park

A photographer shooting Christmas photos of her friend's children in Florida were screamed at by an angry neighbor who wasn't happy that a photo shoot was being done in the park. The profanity-laced confrontation was captured in the 1.5-minute video above.

I Don’t Think the Port Authority Wants You to See This Photo

I don't think the Port Authority would like it if you looked at this photo.

Yesterday I spent my morning taking some photos in New York City along the Hudson river with my 4x5 camera. Very relaxing. I had one sheet of film left, and I noticed that some nice-looking clouds were developing over the Hudson.

Don’t Take My Picture: Street Photography and Public Privacy

“Hey, don’t take our picture!” a young woman yelled out from her group to me a few days ago. I told her I didn’t take their photo—and it was true, I was just facing them playing Pokémon Go on my phone as many others were also doing in the park that day. But, often I am doing just that.

Photographer Nearly Gets Run Over by Angry Guy on Public Road

How would you react if you were threatened while doing a photo shoot in a public place? Los Angeles-based photographer Alex Stone says he was nearly run over yesterday by an angry man while doing a photo shoot on a public road. The confrontation was captured in the 3-minute video above (warning: there's very strong language).

These 2 Street Photographers Deal with Angry People in Very Different Ways

Street photographers Chuck Jines and Keenan Hastings both uploaded videos this week showing confrontations they had while shooting on the street -- Jines in New Orleans and Hastings in Detroit. They both came across strangers who didn't appreciate their photo being made, but Jines and Hastings had two very different ways of dealing with the situation.

Student Photojournalist Has Face-Off with Activists at Mizzou Protests

Ongoing student protests at the University of Missouri over campus race relations have dominated the media over the the past several days. Now a new video showing the group blocking a student photographer is sparking controversy and discussion about press freedom.

The 6.5-minute video above shows student photographer Tim Tai being blocked from a public area of campus on Monday while on assignment for ESPN.

Photographer Both Praised and Criticized for Ending Unlawful Search in 7 Seconds

For more than a decade, Brooklyn-based professional photographer Shawn Thomas has been an outspoken activist for photographers' rights to photograph and record in public on the streets of New York City. In the process, he has been arrested and jailed at least six times but never convicted of any crime.

This week, Thomas is making headlines again after posting a video showing how he put an end to an "unlawful search" in just 7 seconds while pointing a camera at officers.

Photographer Forcefully Arrested After Shooting on Metrorail Platform

Photographer, blogger, and photographers rights' activist Carlos Miller has made headlines quite a few times over the past few years with his legal rumbles with authorities over photography in public places. Miller, who often instigates the disputes for the purpose of bringing photographers' rights into the spotlight, recently had another big confrontation with authorities in Miami (it's not the first time it has happened).

The video above is Miller's documentation of the incident. He says he was "attacked, choked, suffocated and handcuffed by 50 State security guards" for shooting photos and video on the Miami-Dade Metro rail this past Sunday night.