Did you know that more photos were taken in the last 2 years than all of human history combined? It's true. With the invention of the smartphone and the increased quality of phone cameras, people are snapping photos more than ever before. Whether it be a picture of what they had for lunch, or a selfie in front of a statue.

According to Light Stalking

  • Selfies make up a significant portion of all photos taken, with an estimated 93 million selfies taken every day
  • As of 2021, it's estimated that there are more than 3.8 billion active smartphone users3 worldwide, and most use their phones to take photos.
  • By 2030, around 2.3 trillion photos1 will be taken annually.

Montana is full of opportunities to take a quality selfie. I always say that we "live in a postcard." With such beautiful scenery everywhere you turn, you can easily snap hundreds of photos without even thinking about it.

Not everywhere in Montana is safe to take a picture. There are some places where it is illegal to snap a photo.

  1. You cannot photograph someone if you are on private property.
  2. You cannot take pictures inside a public restroom
  3. You cannot take pictures of accidents involving emergency crews

Regarding private property, one piece of property in Montana will easily land you a ticket if you are caught snapping selfies.

According to Montana Rail Link

RAIL ROAD PROPERTY IS PRIVATE PROPERTY Trespassing on Rail Road property is not only extremely dangerous, it’s illegal. Climbing on or accessing trains or tracks is a serious security violation. Please don’t do it – ever.

No Selfies! Photos on train tracks are deadly and illegal. Never assume a track is inactive.

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