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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

ABC Wednesday: U is for under

My city has a system of trails called the Capital Area Greenway, so named because we are the Capital of North Carolina.
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You can walk on close to 30 miles of connected trails which take you under roads and through tunnels at times. The greenway system connects parks and woodland trails along creeks and under roads in some cases.
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Sometimes the trail is on a bridge going under a bridge.
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While walking under the bridge above I photographed a reflection showing the bridge upside down.
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I also looked up at the blue sky above the bridge I was getting ready to walk under.
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It's possible to get unusual effects when photographing the tunnel underground.
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I often stop and take photographs of the
underground tunnels at different times of the year.
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I have so many tunnel shots it was hard to decide on the ones to use.
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For other participants take on the letter U, please visit the home of ABC Wednesday.

24 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Very artistic pictures!I love these underground tunnels, with beautiful game of lights and shadows, you are very talented!
** oh gosh, it reminds me that I need to think about my post.I'm so busy with my homeworks, school stuffs and so on...I think I need some days off, a vacation! :)
Hugs
Léia

Naquillity said...

great photos. i wouldn't mind walking along these trails, through the tunnels and over bridges. this place looks incredible. i'd get lots of good exercise in if i were closer. hope all is well. have a great day.

Daryl said...

Wonderful shots .. why were these paths/walkways built?

ksdoolittle said...

Artistically (sp?) presented!! No trolls?

Sharodindu said...

great photographs... liked those tunnels very much. thanks for sharing :)

Sylvia K said...

What a terrific place and your photos are fantastic! So different and unusual! I would love to walk there -- camera in hand, of course! Hope your week is going well, Carver! Enjoy!

Sylvia

RuneE said...

A path that I would have liked do take - accompanied by my camera. thank you for taking us along!

EG Wow said...

It's wonderful that so many cities have reserved green spaces for walking, cycling and photographing. The underground walkways make crossing roads so safe!

photowannabe said...

What gorgeous photo ops the tunnels give. I can see how hard it would be to choose.
Terrific set of U pictures.

Roger Owen Green said...

this plan is SO civilized! Love it!

And great pics showing it.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Mar said...

How utterly interesting!! what a great system of trails!
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Leslie: said...

Oh, I just LOVE all of these shots! What a beautiful place to stroll...and a great place for unique photos! :D

Tumblewords: said...

A wonderfully unusual collection of under photos! Each one special -

Hildred and Charles said...

Wonderful photos, Carver, Do I like the tunnels or the bridges best, - you have captured the tunnels incredibly.

caite said...

Really love that first one..

Wanda said...

Oh my, these are wonderful pictures. I think a couple of them could be matted and framed!!

What a lovely place to walk... Thanks for sharing all these "UNDER" ground shots.

Tarun Mitra said...

That is really interest use of U...very creative and informative

Indrani said...

These are interesting shot, wonderful lighting and silhouettes.

Mom vs. the boys said...

great U word and as alwayd beautiful photos!

Ayie said...

that looks like a tunnel for wild animals to pass through just like what I watched in curious george! lol

Denise said...

Very cool photos, loved the first one especially but all were great.

James said...

What a great post. I love tunnels, bridges and reflections. These are so nice.

Rambling Woods said...

That is so much fun..you really took a lot of time showing this...

Kristin said...

The tunnel effect is interesting. Wonderful set of photos!

Have a nice day!

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