Jennifer Garner turned the camera lens on a paparazzo tracking her and her family.
The "Dallas Buyers Club" star recently confronted the shutterbug who was shooting video of the actress and her three children during a casual trip to the Pacific Palisades farmers market, according to E! News.
Garner, 41, pointed her camera phone at the photographer, who had been filming the quartet head-on, and documented the incident, reportedly snapping a shot of him.
How's that for a taste of his own medicine? Though we imagine that digital file isn't nearly worth as much as running footage of the Garner-Affleck clan.
But a situation like this could assist the Golden Globe winner in her crusade against unwelcome paparazzi. The actress has three children -- Violet, 7, Seraphina, 4, and Samuel, 17 months -- with husband Ben Affleck and has worked tirelessly with Oscar winner Halle Berry to enact more strict anti-paparazzi laws.
In August, the two A-listers addressed the California State Assembly Judiciary Committee on Public Safety in an effort to criminalize the taking of unauthorized photos of children.
"I am an actress, but I am a mom first," Garner told the committee. "Being stalked has been hard for me, but it's beyond what a child should have to endure. The price paid for pictures of celebrity children is now absurdly high. They have a bounty on their heads every day. Literally every day there are as many as 15 cars of photographers waiting outside our home. Large, aggressive men swarm us, causing a mob scene, yelling, jockeying for position, crowding around the kids.
"My children aren't actors or celebrities, they are just kids like your kids or anyone else's," Garner continued. "And just like you want to protect your children, I want to protect mine."
Senate Bill 606 is meant to alter the legal definition of harassment and would add photographing or recording a child without the permission of a legal guardian.
"I chose a public life," she said (via the New York Daily News). "My three children are private citizens. I love my kids. They're beautiful and sweet and innocent, and I don’t want a gang of shouting, arguing, law-breaking photographers who camp out everywhere we are all day, every day, to continue traumatizing my kids."
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