Photographing People

I have had a couple of experiences this week that have made me think about how we capture images of people. The first incident related to the photo below, which I posted online in a public area. Someone commented that Muslim women do not like their picture taken and do not like their images published. Further to this I was asked if I had sought permission to take the image, and was a release form signed?

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A release form is not required. I was also very close to the subject and felt she was comfortable with me continuing to take her photo. This was not a hurried shot.

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