Filming in France- When Video Recording Goes Wrong

Can you name one person that’s singled out for doing something THOUSANDS of others do on a daily basis? You know, like there can be 5 cars going 100mph in a 50 mph zone, but the cops just see you balancing between 49 and 51 mph and decide to pull ONLY YOU over? What the…

After visiting Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre, my family and I decided to take a stroll in the Château Rouge area, also known as ‘Little Africa.’ I was recording the sights around me, something I normally do when I travel (who doesn’t?) The next thing I know, I was shockingly confronted by a young lady who certainly did not approve of me recording.So… what did she say? I can show you better than I can tell you (see video below).

Have you ever been confronted by someone to stop recording or taking pictures? If so, how did you respond? Do you ask for permission before snapping or filming?


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6 thoughts on “Filming in France- When Video Recording Goes Wrong

    1. I try to be as respectful to others as possible. If my filming or picture taking offends anyone, I will stop because I’d want the same courtesy shown to me. I’ve gotten to the point where now I ask, unless I see others around me recording.

    1. From what that lady told me, they dislike both. They believe that when people film or take pictures of them, they are being exploited and made fun of.

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