San Francisco, Calif., is considered one of the most photogenic cities in the United States. Unfortunately, the City by the Bay has received unwelcome attention as a place where photographers are the targets of thieves. Photographers with big gear bags are being cautioned to avoid popular spots – like the Palace of Fine Arts – or bring security.
The latest incident to make national headlines is this report from ABC 7 in San Francisco when two thieves brazenly assaulted a Dallas-based wedding photographer. In the report below, vlogger and photographer Jefferson Graham – who himself had $6,500 worth of gear stolen while photographing in San Francisco – offers insight.