Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/20

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] Cameras Banned
From: kcarney1 at (Ken Carney)
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 20:30:26 -0500


If you and your spouse would make a few simple changes in your wardrobe, I
think you may be welcomed with open arms and offered a brew and a chew, even
if you have a camera. Just a thought.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: at [mailto:lug-
> at] On Behalf Of Tina Manley
> Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 3:31 PM
> To: lug at
> Subject: [Leica] Cameras Banned
> LUG:
> The big Speed Street festival celebrating everything NASCAR is in
> Charlotte this weekend.  They have closed about 12 block of downtown
> to traffic for the festival.  I wouldn't go if you paid me; however,
> I am really disturbed by one of the rules.  No cameras, still or
> video are allowed.  How can they legally prohibit cameras on public
> streets?  I've proposed to Charlotte photographers that we boycott
> Food Lion (the sponsor) and let them know why.
> In a related incident, security guards at the Johnson and Wales
> campus in downtown Charlotte prohibited a photographer from taking
> photos of the campus buildings even though she was standing on a
> public sidewalk.  The APA in Charlotte is arranging a protest with
> crowds of photographers coming to photograph Johnson and Wales (after
> contacting television and newspapers)
> All of this eroding of our rights has got to stop!!
> Tina
> Tina Manley
> _______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

In reply to: Message from images at (Tina Manley) ([Leica] Cameras Banned)