Gulf States Park is a great place to do beach pictures in Gulf Shores, Alabama. You should know that you will need to use one the the Gulf Shores Photographers on there list of approved beach photographers. Gulf States Park has a thorough vetting process when it comes to photographers who can shoot at Gulf States Park. This is a good thing for you. For one thing, all photographers on the Gulf States Park approved photographers list must show proof a business license in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach Alabama.