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Why Isn't Photography Allowed At Seoul Incheon?  
User currently offlineHoons90 From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 3383 posts, RR: 51
Posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1771 times:

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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1742 times:

my guess, they are afraid of North Korean spies. Photos can be used to train infiltrators and commando groups for sabotage missions.

I wish I were flying
User currently offlineWatewate From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 2284 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1738 times:

Many people have been approached by security at SEL (haven't heard about ICN as yet) while taking pictures. I guess they're sensitive about the communists up North. Things will only get worse as World Cup 2002 approaches- that's for sure.

User currently offlineBarfBag From India, joined Mar 2001, 2435 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1714 times:

Photography is prohibited at Seoul ? Well, all I can say is I took a bunch of snaps at ICN on my layover there during the SIN-SFO flight on SQ016 last fortnight. Of course I didnt flaunt my camera. Also I dont even remotely look like a Korean.

User currently offlineYqfca From Canada, joined Jun 2001, 156 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1685 times:

I was at LAX about three weeks after the LosAngeles riots and photography was still not allowed. You have to keep in mind that Korea is still in a cold war with North Korea. It just depends how nervous the country is at the time. My brother was locked up in 1981 for photographing a B52 in Montana. So it is not all that long ago that the USA was feeling just like South Korea does today.

User currently offlineCritter592 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

WOW!!!! I didn't know Aviation Photography made people so sore...

Get your picture taken?

What can a picture of a B-52 do... What, put some magical dust on it and watch it do a bombing run..... HELLO!!!!!!!!!!!

User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1657 times:

In Russia it is not alowed at the airports either. But Ialways manage to get lots of pictures  Big thumbs up

Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineNEFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (14 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1640 times:

I flew out of ICN on August 17, took quite a few pictures without any problems. I have taken pictures at ICN many times this year, not a problem from any security officer.

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