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The Ruling on Taking Pictures
Question:

What is the ruling on taking photographs, when they are for necessity and when they are for adornment?
Answer:

Pictures of living (humans and animals) are unlawful except for necessity. Examples of necessity include identity photos, passport photos, or photos of criminals for the purpose of identification and then arrest when they commit a crime or attempt to flee.

Permanent Committee for Research and Verdicts
Fatawa Islamiyah Darussalam Vol:8 page no .156
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