The 'Bad Blood' singer revealed her evasion tactics to a fan via Tumblr when they quizzed why she appeared to be walking backwards in paparazzi pictures of her in a wooded area.
Taylor's answer? To avoid such pictures being taken!
She replied: "I saw the guy with the camera and wasn't in the mood so I hiked the whole trail backwards and my security told me when to make turns.
"Ah, the tranquility of the great outdoors."