While it is your constitutional right to take photos in public, make sure laws are not being broken while capturing that perfect shot.

It's Illegal to Trespass - Even Just to Take a Photo

Whether you're looking for a sweet spot to capture a family photo or snap that next Instagram selfie, you have to make sure no laws are being broken at the same. It's pretty obvious you don't want to be walking into a stranger's yard or sitting on that strangers porch as this is considered trespassing and illegal.


Don't Take Photos At These Massachusetts Locations

Residential properties aren't the only place that you have to worry about trespassing. There's another particular location that's strictly off-limits to taking photos photos in Massachusetts.

Not Only Are Photos on Train Tracks Illegal They Could Be Deadly

Mass Coastal Railroad says trespassing to take photos along the railroad tracks is not only discouraged because it is private property it is also the leading cause of rail-related fatalities in the United States, MCRR officials said in a news release. In 2022, there were 619 trespass-related fatalities and 550 trespass injuries across the nation.

"In order to achieve the highest possible level of public safety we respectfully request that police departments in the communities we serve remain vigilant with regards to railroad trespassing and the enforcement of [state law]," - (MCRR) President and CEO Chris Podgurski

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What Is The Punishment for Criminal Trespass in Massachusetts

Massachusetts General Law prohibits trespassing on railroad tracks, which is punishable by a $100 fine or 50 hours of community service.

How To Take Photos of the Moon Like a Pro

Have you ever taken a picture of the moon and it winds up looking nothing like what you see with your eyes, and instead just a blurry white dot in a dark sky?

You don't need thousands of dollars of equipment to create some really amazing images. Here's how to do it:

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4 Most Bizarre Laws in New York State

Here are the most bizarre and stupid laws in New York state.

14 Laws in New York People Break Most Often

We're all guilty. Some more than others. How many of the 14 most broken laws are you guilty of?

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31 Strange Massachusetts Laws

Here are 31 Massachusetts laws that will make you say "what?"

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These 16 Bizarre Massachusetts Laws Are Completely Insane

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Massachusetts Laws You Don't Even Know You're Breaking

There are a lot of strange laws still on the books in Massachusetts, many that also carry actual punishments and fines. Though we're pretty sure no one has been arrested for the crimes we're about to list, we're also pretty sure you have violated at least one of these laws in the last month or so.

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