Can You Go to jail for taking a street photo

Updated on February 17, 2018 in Photography
2 on February 8, 2018

I was threatened that if i didn’t pay for the photo i took he would call the police.
As i walked on Revolucion ave. in tijuana Mexico i noticed a zebra on the street and i went there to take a photo, as i was taking the photo a man behind me yelled “Hey,hey,hey you can not take pictures of the animal unless you have paid, do you think this is free? the animal is working , so i told the señor, “I am sorry i didn’t know, well he said “That’s ok, you owe me 10.00 dlls, what i said, 10 dlls for a photo, yes he said and if you want us to take the photo for you it’s 25.00 dlls, i said “That is to much money” and he said well either you pay or i’ll call the police, look he is over there, and he was correct just across the street was a police man, so i told the guy, i only have 5 dlls can you accept 5 dlls, he said OK.

The money in his left hand is my money i paid him

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I am sure you are safe in mexico… google the laws in your city to make sure.

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