Taking Photographs for Newspapers
appropriately reference this fatwa to:
Question: I work in the area of photographic images which are published in newspapers and booklets; To what extent is this profession permissible?
Response: There is no harm [in doing so] if there is religious benefit in it. If, however, there is no [religious] benefit in it, then it would be righteous and better of you to leave this job and seek another profession, or stipulate [to your employer] that you will not take pictures of living beings.
Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen
I'laam al-Mu'aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn 'Uthaymeen - Page 214