Lance and April are getting married later this summer up in Coloma (I can't wait). Coloma is such a beautiful area that we decided it would be fun to do their engagement photos there too. After about 45 minutes of shooting a State Park Ranger approached us and asked if I had a permit to photograph in a State Park. What??? I need a permit to photograph in a State Park? After the photo session, I went home and looked up this new law (because the ranger couldn't give me more info on the spot) and apparently there was a law passed in January that says if you have professional looking equipment then you need a permit to photograph on state land. What is happening to our state? We pay taxes, we pay park entry fees, now we have to pay for permits to photograph! What’s next? Other than that the day went perfectly and we managed to get some really amazing shots!
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