EPUK Editorial Photographers United Kingdom and Ireland. The private mailing list and public resource for editorial photographers

Police Delete Images

Police at Heathrow Airport are accused of deleting photographers images during the recent security clampdown the Press Gazette reports.

Daily Mirror photographer Mike Moore was taking photographs at the airport when he was confronted by police. He says he was forced to delete images off his compact flash card after being told by that taking photographs was forbidden.

Another photographer, who is said to work for a news agency, is also believed to have had his photographs deleted under duress.

Jeff Moore, chair of the BPPA complains that police are using the current security alert to opress photographers and members of the press.

EPUK is discussing:

Copyright infringements abroad and how to manage themDACS Payback - againAerial Photography by Jonathan WebbPhotographing in public places - where/when/is it allowed?

What is EPUK?

EPUK is an email group for professional editorial photographers who want to talk business. We don’t do techie stuff or in-crowd gossip. We don’t talk cameras or computers. What we talk about are the nuts and bolts of being in business - like copyright, licensing, fees and insurance.

Donate to EPUK

EPUK is run on a not-for-profit basis, funded solely by advertising, donations and hosting other lists. You can make a donation to EPUK through Paypal here:

Donate Now with PayPal

Site content is © original authors. To reproduce any content on this website, contact editor@epuk.org who will put you in touch with the copyright holder. You can read our privacy policy. Any advice given on this site is not intended to replace professional advice, and EPUK and its authors accept no liability for loss or damage arising from any errors or omissions. EPUK is not responsible for third party content, such as epuk.org adverts, other websites linked to from epuk.org, or comments added to articles by visitors.