How the Lancaster Amish view photography & having their picture taken. PA
Dutch convention Center and Visitors Bureau. 1-800-PADUTCH.
Occasionally, Amish people did have their photos taken, as you can see with the
couple in the first image who likely went to a studio for their portrait in 1875.
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Inside Amish life. Facebook ... The oldest group of Old Order Amish, about 16-
18,000 people, lives in Lancaster County, Pa. ... Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty
Apr 1, 2015 ... Most of my Amish friends say they could care less if people take their picture ...
provided the photographers are respectful. Many have ...
Mar 8, 2006 ... I also was concerned (and felt guilty) about taking their photographs. ..... If you
stop and talk to Amish people they are very willing to interact with ...
Jun 25, 2013 ... The Amish believe that posing for photographs, or even willingly .... goal is to
provide educational information about the Amish people and their ...
Oct 24, 2013 ... How does one photograph a group of people whose beliefs prohibit virtually all
photography? David Nevala found out a few summers ago ...
Oct 12, 2006 ... But how does one photograph a grieving community whose beliefs ... [vis à vis
the Amish]: we try not to take recognizable photos, where people ...
Apr 10, 2012 ... There are now over 250,000 Amish people living in over 28 states. ... picture
taken because they believe that photographs are "graven images.