Thursday, June 11, 2015

Arroyo Del Valle Trail (Part 2) - Pleasanton, CA

Hello guys! If you followed me here in the past, you would know I used to walk on Arroyo Del Valle Trail in Pleasanton, CA all the time, but I've neglected to do so for at least a year or two now. I have went back walking on that trail on a new segment I have never been before, so I hope you enjoy the shots! As for new guys, Arroyo Del Valle Trail is a really long walking trail here in Pleasanton, CA that stretches a great distance. Many locals go there to exercise and take daily walks. It is also a trail filled with photographic opportunities as you will see in the coming blog posts. The photos will be split into several blog posts, and will also be split into scenery and bird photos. I have also shot many bird photos while on this walk. I really hope you enjoy.

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Arroyo Del Valle Trail Scenery: Part 1 | Part 2 | 
Birds on Arroyo Del Valle TrailPart 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

The blog post for today will all be sunset photos. A few photos are long exposure shots.

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This is a sunset long exposure photo shot under the overpass of East Las Positas Blvd. You can see I-680 right in front.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 42 N 121 54 46 W  

Black and white process of the photo above.  

Another sunset long exposure photo of the overpass shot from the same spot. I thought the bridge made a really nice subject. 

 Black and white process of the photo above. 


A sunset scenery photo from Arroyo Del Valle trail.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 44 N 121 54 47 W  

Black and white process of the photo above.  

Another sunset long exposure photo of the East Las Positas Blvd overpass shot from further away. You can also see I-680 in the photo.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 45 N 121 54 47 W  

Black and white process of the photo above.  

Another sunset long exposure photo of the overpass and the highway.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 46 N 121 54 48 W   

 Black and white process of the photo above. 


Another sunset scenery shot of Arroyo Del Valle Trail with I-680 to the left.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 46 N 121 54 48 W  

Black and white process of the photo above. 

Another sunset scenery shot of Arroyo Del Valle trail. This was toward the direction of Pleasanton Tennis & Community Park.
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 37 40 20 N 121 54 36 W   

Black and white process of the photo above. 

These are all the photos for today. Next time I will continue with more photos from the trail. Please don't forget to share with your friends and family members! Also, if you want to get notifications when I post up more photos, "Like" us on Facebook or follow me on Twitter and Google+. These links can also be found on the top of the right sidebar.

Arroyo Del Valle Trail Scenery: Part 1 | Part 2 | 
Birds on Arroyo Del Valle TrailPart 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
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