Have you wondered how the photographer and police controversy, which has gained mass media attention in recent weeks, began gathering momentum? Here Amateur Photographer (AP) re-publishes

Have you wondered how the photographer and police stories began gathering momentum?

Over the past three weeks or so the media has run an unprecedented amount of coverage on the plight of photographers.

Last year Amateur Photographer (AP) delved into its 125-year-old archives and discovered that today’s climate is not dissimilar to the suspicion that surrounded photography during wartime.

Here, AP re-publishes the article the magazine first ran in March 2008, following a succession of news items based on readers’ experiences…

PHOTO CLIMATE ECHOES WARTIME BRITAIN

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