Edmund Clark on photographing in high security locations

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Edmund Clark on photographing in high security locations

Ideas Tap

10 May 2013

“In Guantanamo, you agree to shoot digitally so they can look at your pictures. You agree you won’t photograph: security cameras, empty watchtowers, the faces of detainees or the military and that you won’t photograph the sky and the sea in the same picture. Every day the security consultant goes through your pictures on the back of your camera – I was shooting on a large digital Hasselblad so that took forever – and if you contravene those conditions you have to delete the picture.”