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Street photographer pays with blood for a photo

had no time to excuse before got punched

Hungarion version

Photo by Math Roberts

Many of us take photos on the streets and in most cases we don’t run into any trouble doing it. However in some cases even serious it can result in serious injuries if you take photos of people without their consent. Even if the law doesn’t require permission it never hurts to have it.
A British street photographer got beaten and his camera broken because of taking a photo of a couple on a street festival. Laws are on his side, but it meant not much against aggression.

Tips and tricks for photographing airplanes

may come handy at air shows, aerobatics races and all helicopter photos

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

I don’t like to go into sophistry in photo techniques. Firstly because so many other photographers do it, I don’t want to join the queue. Secondly, there are so many different views and approaches one cannot expect everyone to follow the same rules all the time and think everyone is mistaken for doing things in a different way.

Election pictures again: Viktor Orban votes

this year we have the pictures from both sides again

Hungarion version

Top photo by Marton Mohos/24.hu Bottom photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

A few days ago I posted on the Facebook page of my Hungarian blog the picture pair from last elections. I didn’t yet get this similar one from this year. Of course the other side photo was missing as I had my own at hand. Now I have the photo and I post it here right away. This is the current photo pair from this year Viktor Orban casting his votes. This is an all new piece to my on both sides of the photo series.

Rules of photographing elections in Hungary

who, what, how is permitted to photograph during elections

Hungarion version

Photo by Attila Volgyi / blog.volgyiattila.com

I wrote about the photographing of a lot of various situations on the blog including their regulation aspects too. Now elections are coming in Hungary and this is great opportonuty for me to write about who, what and how can photograph during the elections. This doesn’t affect so many photographers as my previous posts (unfortunately […]

How Bralzilian woman got on Budapest posters?

free stock photos made an interesting legal scandal

Hungarion version

Copyright and personal rights aspects are also interesting and important in this story the Hungarian State Opera House got into drawing photo theft accusations.
The Brazil resident Turkish face of their newest campaign  accuses them with unauthorised use of her image. The institute defends itself claiming they have the permission to use the photo from a stock site. The situation is however more complex and unclear.