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I found several other fatwas listing a different opinion on the issue. Some key arguments, 1) 3d objects(statues) are strongly disallowed but 2d images are ONLY detestable. Muslim has also reported from 'Aisha that she said, "We had a curtain with the figure of a bird on it. When the Messenger of Allah (peace be on him) entered the house, he saw it right ...


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Photography is a very tricky issue and I am not going to give you a straightforward answer. I am going to give you the general ruling and some advice. The general ruling is that image making (tasweer) of living things is prohibited in Islam because it is trying to match Allah in creating. This is because of various strong evidences in sahih hadeeths: ...


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Using Photoshop is not haram but it matters that what are you doing on Photoshop if its allowed then its okay if its not allowed then its haram. Lets see this in this way that you can keep a knife or a gun in your home for safety but you cannot use it for committing murder. Just like that you can use Photoshop but for positive use. And there is no ...


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This is partial answer just addressing the first part of your question. I am aware that the prophets may not be depicted in art work This is the mainstream tradition of Islam; there is no direct Surat in the Qu'ran that supports this - that is mentions both image and prophet; however there is one that solely mentions image: And the people of Moses made ...


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If it is in the public domain and one has control over it then it should be taken down because it is haram to display oneselves, or any other hijab observing woman, in public. In case, it is not in one's control they should at least try (Allah does look at your intentions). I cannot say for sure if one should get rid of them, but it is neccessary that one ...


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As Muslims, we look to fiqh scholars to make rulings on questions that arise. We do not just make our own rulings as this can lead to hellfire for many types of sin. what if ur wrong and you have lead others to sin? you must be well educated in Hadith and principles of Fiqh to make rulings. When I read the Quran and learn the tortures for various sins, ...


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As far as I know, it's fine to photograph objects without souls; see IslamWeb: It is permissible to take pictures of things that have no soul, like trees, rivers, and mountains, and of religious celebrations that have no music, or religious conferences, or news that is beneficial for the Muslims, taking into account religious requirements. May Allah ...


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I am going to explain everything in detail so stay with me for a second. There is a hadith about people who recreate or imitate living things, that they will be the most severely punished in Hell, and they will be mocked (by either the angels or Allah) by being asked : "Give life to what you created". I do not think that this hadith is correct but ...


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Islamic scholars disagree on Photography. The interpretation of these Hadiths varies from a stricter interpretation to a more lenient interpretation. The making of pictures back in Prophet Muhammad's time meant things like sculpturing of statues and drawing: i.e. Making something out of nothing. The word for picture (verb or noun) meant "to shape" ...


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There's an English saying : It's the thought that counts There's also an Arabic narration: انمال الاعمال بالنیات deeds are ranked by the intention. You said: However, these photos will also including their loved ones as they grew up, and will be irreplaceable memories We have all sinned. We have to repent, We can't put in a nail in our brain to destroy ...


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Firstly, sorry for your loss. My following answer will consist of my opinions but I hope it will guide you finding answers to your questions. As someone who is strictly careful about posting photos on the Internet (because I have seen a lot of bad things done with others' photos), I would never post a photo of someone else on the Internet without their ...


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People hang pictures of their loved ones to remember them. Look to their past and cherish memories. That is the general idea. Unfortunately, it is a practice in some religions to idolize theses pictures. For example, children are asked to take blessings from their late grandparents. They go to their photos (hung on the wall) and start praying. Seeking ...


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going outside is something that cannot be avoided at all.. in islam, it is best that no one looks at you... so all scholars agree that even TAKING pics of women is wrong, forget about sharing them on social network websites. When you share these pics there, they are seen by millions,,not just 10-20 or 30 like you go out.. your picture can be Mis-used by ...


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