No trip is complete without photography. There is nothing better than visiting your dream place and pose for some photos. However, there are many places that do not allow photography. Hence, we have brought you some places where you can get in trouble if you click a photo.
1. South Korea
If you have a habit of capturing girls in the camera at the public places, then you need to change it if you are visiting South Korea. It is against the law in the country to click pictures of girls without their permission. Doing this offence, you can end up in prison for 5 years.
2. United Arab Emirates
UAE is famous for its ultra modern architecture and the gigantic and pleasant palaces of the Sheikhs. Too bad, as you cannot capture these in your camera as most of the places do not allow photography. Going against the permission will brought you 3 months of imprisonment.
If you are in USA, you can’t just click the photo of a beautiful house that you just saw. You need to ask for permission from the owner of the property. If you do not, you can get in trouble.
4. Temples In India
Indian temples are rich in both artistic and religious values. The devotion of the people is impressive and you will like to click the pictures. However, there are many temples where the photography is prohibited for example Akshardham Temple and Iskcon Temple in Delhi.
It is illegal in Algeria to click someone’s picture without permission. You need to ask from the man who you are shooting in the picture. If you are clicking pictures of a woman, you will need to get permission from her father or husband.
6. North Korea
North Korea has countless laws that are weird for us, but this one is the weirdest of them all. The law says, the tourists are not allowed to click pictures without the permission of their Guides. There are 10 photos which will show you the real differences between North Korea and South Korea, check them.
Japan is famous for its beautifully carved temples. Looking at the artistic values of the temples, you cannot resist the impulse to click the picture. However, the law will resist that impulse as photography is prohibited in many temples.
8. Amsterdam, Netherlands
There is a place called Red Light district in Amsterdam. Likewise any other red light area, the place is famous for its brothel. However, the people do not allow anyone to take pictures of prostitutes. It is not against the law but it is against the people. Hence, law won’t punish you but the people will.
There is no prohibition on the photography if you are clicking them for your own collection. However, the commercial photography is not allowed. If you want to do commercial shooting then you will need special authorization.
If you know any other country with photography related laws, share with us.