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Should Restaurants Ban Food Photography?

First it was the Terms of Service fiasco, then it's restaurants. Can't Instagram get a break? Helene Stapinski of The New York Times tells us how some restaurants are fed up with customers taking pictures of their food and what they're doing about it:

When it comes to people taking photographs of their meals, the chef David Bouley has seen it all. There are the foreign tourists who, despite their big cameras, tend to be very discreet. There are those who use a flash and annoy everyone around them. There are those who come equipped with gorillapods — those small, flexible tripods to use on their tables.

There are even those who stand on their chairs to shoot their plates from above.

“We get on top of those folks right away or else it’s like a circus,” Mr. Bouley said.

Read more over at the New York Times: Link

What do you think, Neatoramanauts? Should restaurants ban food photography?

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Standing on their chairs is a bit far, and a liability to the restaurant, but otherwise, just as long as they are not taking a picture of my food, let them.
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