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I'd like to see your permit for this shoot please.
I hope she gave Dr. John some spare change at least.
I once saw one of these photo shoot in Chinatown whereby both the photographer and the model were blocking the Chinese vendor selling his fruits in a small stand and the sidewalk (and it was raining) so people had to avoid them and go to the street where there was a puddle/flooding). One could see that the vendor, grinning and was very uncomfortable and agitated but did not say anything. So I tried to take a picture of them doing this photo shoot. And when one of the women in the photoshoot posse saw me taking a picture, she sidled up to me, to which I say "is there a problem?" She said "yes," in French accent (yes I had to include that to point that most of these are foreigners, tourists, or out-of-towners), that that was a private shoot, So, I go "do you have a permit to do this shoot in a public place while blocking and interfering with that guy's business". She just smirked and walked away and continued with the shoot.I am really tired of these folks treating the public sidewalks as their own personal private gallery or catwalks. It's irritating and aggravating when you're just trying to go for a nice quiet walk or do your errands and day-to-day activities. They think the residents and locals and their lives are there for their entertainment and amusement and have this sense of self-entitlement, that they can do anything they want whenever they want. Hoping and praying for some sort of comeuppance, divine intervention, Schadenfreude, and/or karma to them one of these days.
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