Wonder if there would be much response, but if contributions comes in well, we will have a wealth of resource as these informations may not be readily available. will help in planning of gear to bring
for example, and not exhaustive
1. security check with no photography allowed within premises
2. security check with no camera allowed entry within premises, with proper/improper/no locker services.
3. security check with no tripods allowed entry within premises, with proper/improper/no locker services.
4. security guard harassing you with actual rights to stop photography from outside premise
5. security guard harassing you with no rights to stop photography from outside premise, but pretend to have such rights
6. or any airport/custom restrictions
7. any restrictions pertaining to religious grounds or military locations
Giving the year/month of experience may also be good as things may change.
I start the ball rolling.
Bugis National library building
- supposed to be out of bounds to photography, yet I have seen sneaked shots of people who brought their cameras in.. (night86mare, 2007 Jul)
- i think national library only ban photography within the book section. got once i was shooting a friend outside the library. the security officer walk over to tell us to be careful cos she was posing against the railing. then he tell me...can go upstairs garden and shoot. very good view (madmacs, 2007 Jul)
- No photography is allowed (as well as most shopping centres) (Galdor, 2007 Jul)
Ngee Ann City
- seen tourists (caucasian) with DSLRs shooting christmas tree (zoossh, 2006 Dec)
- JB-kota kinabalu, tripods need to check in, cannot carry in (zoossh, 2006 Mar)
Malaysia, KLCC building
- if you were to take just KLCC building....the building itself without any other subject in the photo, you can be taken to task? (sigg, 2007 Jul)
- Casino, no photography indoor in every casino area proper. Most hotels do allow photography outside of the casino though. Will have to store in cloak room or equivalent, I did so 3 times, no problems, but I only went to the more reputable casinos. (night86mare, 2007 Jul)
Korea, DMZ, Imjingak
- yellow line about 5-10 metres sloping up to a low wall overseeing North Korea, photography allowed only behind this line, fair english speaking Military police will ensure you follow the orders. (zoossh, 2006 Jan)
Japan, Tokyo, Ikebukuro
- Casino, No photography allowed, staff will politely gesture to you. (zoossh, 2005 Jun)
India, Taj Mahal
- No tripods allowed entry. Improper safeguarding services outside Taj Mahal with occasions of theft and rough handling. (zoossh, 2007 Jan)
- No photography of cremation and burning ghats, surrounding buildings without framing and pointing towards the ghat is however allowed (zoossh, 2007 Jan)