May 11

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.

Thomas Jefferson wrote the above, almost 220 years ago. To me, it still rings true, but then we hear about things like this....

Weeks after being told that their use of the Terrorism (and removal of freedoms) Act was incorrect and after having been told to pay a pair of photographers £30,000 in damages for the unlawful stop, another photographer, one who had just been speaking on the subject, was stopped by police, not even using a dSLR, but a compact camera!

Read all about it here: Abuse of Terror Laws Continues

We can only hope that a new government will take a more reasonable approach to civil liberty instead of seeing them as something to fear.

About the Author:
A passionate photographer who is unable to settle on a particular type of photography. Primarily shoots with a Canon 5D MKIII, a 1D MKIII and occasionally with a GoPro Hero4 Black.


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