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Is Photography Haram in Islam?

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Answered by: Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid​

Question

Is photography haram in Islam?


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Answer:

There is a difference of opinion among Ulama regarding the permissibility of photography. The fatwas can be read in detail in the links below. 

                                                                               

https://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/11059-2/

http://daruliftabirmingham.co.uk/digital-pictures/

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Written by Maulana Mohammed Kamran Abid

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