The ethics of stealth photography

Taking pictures of unkonwn people is always tricky. Even if the law in Sweden allows public photography it always feels like an invasion of privacy to point a lens at someone. So first when I saw this strange periscope lens it made perfect sense.

Super Secret Spy Camera

So a periscope lens would prevent the photographer from being spotted. But using a periscope to take photographs actually seems even worse than pointing an ordinary lens on people. Ah, what an ethical dilemma…

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