Photography and Press

Midburn offers a rare opportunity for Photographers and reporters. The art, music, activities, theme camps and mostly – Thousands of participants – all these combined create real magic.

To balance the will to document and advertise what takes place in the event with the will of the participants to keep their privacy, photographers and reporters must receive the approval of the production of the event to document the it and must have the understanding of exactly where the line is crossed in photographing, filming or writing about the event.

Please read what follows on this page, It will save you precious time and many questions.

Private photography VS Professional photography

Photographers who wish to take pictures and / or videos just to show friends and family, do not need to register as official photographers. Information about personal use of cameras in the event can be found in The Photographer’s Etiquette Guidelines. Any use of an image beyond personal use requires a pre approved written authorization by the organizers of the event.

Photographers who wish to take pictures and / or video intended for distribution for the public (for any use, commercial or journal), Must contact the organizers of the event to receive a written permission as well as read and confirm the Rights and Responsibilities and the guidelines mentioned onwards. The production reserves the right to prevent any photographer or journalist from entering the event.

Photographer who wish to bring unmanned flying devices (Gliders, Drones) – According to Aviation Regulations that apply to the event, there is a ban on the use of unmanned gliders, drones or any other controlled flying device, in the parameter of the event as well as up to 250 meters beyond the fence. The organizers reserve the right to confiscate any equipment, glider or drone which have been used as opposed to the above regulations and will be returned to the owner by the end of the event.


The last date to register for the photographers and reporters project is Saturday, May 21 2016. To request permission, please send an email to – (reporters) or (photographers) with full details about the purpose of your photography or documentation of the event.

We strongly recommend that you register as soon as possible. As we near the event, The volunteers of the press relations department are going to get much busier. The sooner you register, the sooner they will be able to answer any personal questions you have regarding your project. Furthermore, there is a limit on the number of reporters that will be approved for the event and as such, the sooner you register, the better chance you have of being granted approval.

Mandatory read for photographers and reporters

You must read and confirm all of the following documents as a prerequisite before you can receive a written permission for documenting and photographing the event:

Recommended read

To paint a complete and accurate picture of Midburn, please go over the following information. This will save you a lot of time and help you understand and better describe what takes place at Midburn.

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