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Is it disrespectful to take pictures at a funeral?

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Just how far is too far? All these hashtags and weird trends have made it difficult for some people to be able to draw the line
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You're meant to be grieving or supporting the grieving family, I genuinely think that's the ultimate form of disrespect to the deceased
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Honestly if you're looking to have a frikken photo shoot go do it elsewhere, NOT at someone's funeral!!!!
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YES. There is a time and place for everything. Just not in a freaking funeral. Why would you want to take pictures of sad and crying people anyway.
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I don't think so? Unless you are taking selfies... that is just wrong. But if you are taking photos with the family at the reception afterwards, I do not see a problem with it?
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Not really. Just don't take the dead person's picture in the coffin. That's creepy and disturbing. Wouldn't want to get nightmares. Family and close friends are okay I guess.
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Depends on who and what you're taking pictures of. You could take pictures of visitors and family. Just no super happy, all smiles pictures. It is a funeral after all.
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People even take pictures of the dead with hashtags #wewillmissyou. Oh God, just stop it. No need to show everyone what they look like inside a freaking coffin.
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Yes. Funerals are personal. Respect the departed and the family left behind.
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No. It's alright. I'd want to remember the people who went to visit my dead loved one. I'd take pictures and videos of how they remember the one who passed away. It's more of like a tribute.
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No. It's alright. I'd want to remember the people who went to visit my dead loved one. I'd take pictures and videos of how they remember the one who passed away. It's more of like a tribute.
Why would you want to keep remembering a sad day? Shouldn't you want to move on and get over it?
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Wouldn't wanna go on social media and see selfies and photos of people doing wacky shots in a funeral. These people ought to be buried with the dead.
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Since everybody has a cell phone with an inherent camera, it's conceivable to photo any occasion or individual whenever. While this can make for some incredible family recollections, it's essential to have some attentiveness with regards to what you're capturing.
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Wouldn't wanna go on social media and see selfies and photos of people doing wacky shots in a funeral. These people ought to be buried with the dead.
True. That's just way too insensitive. A slap in the family's face
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I'm fine with it. It's actually one of those times you get to see family and friends. Tasteful pictures only though.
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There is an etiquette for taking pics in a funeral and that is to generally do it outside. Be sensitive to the dead's family and take pics discretely if possible. Everyone has smartphones now so people will be snapping a few pics here and there of family who haven't seen each other for a long time.
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There is an etiquette for taking pics in a funeral and that is to generally do it outside. Be sensitive to the dead's family and take pics discretely if possible. Everyone has smartphones now so people will be snapping a few pics here and there of family who haven't seen each other for a long time.
Exactly my thoughts. It's about respect and being tactful. Too bad some people think funerals are a photoshoot and post on social media.
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Even if you took discreet photos in a funeral, I wouldn't post it on social media. I'd keep it for personal memories. People don't need to know someone died in the family anyway.
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No. Be classy enough to respect the departed. No need to take pictures of those moments. I'd rather remember someone when they were alive than them dead.
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Respect the family's privacy. I'd get offended if someone took pictures of my dearly departed. What's the point? It's just rude.
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