Photo outing: Sunset at Alviso Marina County Park

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The event was held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

Location:   Alviso Marina County Park
                 at the parking lot of Alviso Marina County Park, Alviso, CA 95002

Parking:   NOTE: please park outside the gate, road side park; DO NOT park in the the Alviso Marina County Park.

The 101PhotoClub is happy to choose this place to get together for sharing the interest and taking photo on the date of 07/11/2017. If you are in town that weekend, come and join the group for this photo shooting at Alviso Marina County Park .

Alviso Marina County Park has been a photographers' favorite place for either sunrise or sunset as it is a place in the south bay that has a very wide open space yet with water and mountain landscape.  It is located at the north end of San Jose where it meets the southern end of the San Francisco Bay. An easy google images search will allow you to find the interest of unique landscape that attracts many photographers to return many times and never being tired of taking photos.

We will meet together at the parking lot of the park; however, we should park the cars right outside the gate entrance as the park closed at sunset time. As we will stay late for the blue hour, we may be locked if we park our cars in the park lot. It is strongly recommended that we should park outside the park and then walk into the park and meet together at the parking lot.

Suggestion for things to prepare:
Camera, ND filters or graduated ND filters, Circular Polarizer Filter, sunglass, warm jacket, gloves, water, foods, flashlight (as we may stay later after dark).

The information of Alviso Marina County Park is shown below:

Address:  Alviso Marina County Park, 1195 Hope St, Alviso, CA 95002.
Parking:  just right outside the entrance gate; with road side parking; (DONOT park inside the park)
GPS: 37.429104, -121.979098

From Highway 880:
Take Highway 237 (Alviso-Milpitas Road) west to North First Street exit. Turn right on North First Street (which becomes North Taylor); turn right on Gold Street, left on Elizabeth Street and right on Hope Street.
From Highway 101:
Take Highway 237 (Mt. View-Alviso Road) east to Great America Parkway exit. Turn left onto Great America Parkway, turn right on Gold Street connector, left on Gold Street, left on Elizabeth Street and right on Hope Street.

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