Being a Well-Behaved Photographer: Landscape Photography Field Etiquette

Field Etiquette (or Lack Thereof) in Landscape Photography

2014-Jokulsarlon-Iceland-Sarah-Marino-800pxAs Ron and I started writing our first e-book on photographing Iceland, we decided to include a section on photography etiquette since we had encountered a string of distressing behavior from other photographers during some recent trips. These incidents started becoming so common that Ron gave them the nickname of Crimes Against Photography, some of which are included below. While the vast majority of my experiences with other landscape photographers have been positive, these other less-than-positive incidents have become frequent enough to suggest that the landscape photography community could benefit from practicing some common etiquette principles. MORE…