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      05-10-2012 08:20 AM #1
      I always see pics of cars with a massive wall of shipping containers as the background. Where is this place? I'd like to go get some pics of my ride with the same backdrop. When's the best time to go?
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      05-10-2012 09:25 AM #2
      Harbor Island off of the west seattle bridge. 11th ave southwest exit.

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      05-10-2012 10:08 AM #3
      port of tacoma by the t-dome
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      05-10-2012 10:37 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by reflex18tip View Post
      port of tacoma by the t-dome
      great spots around there

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      05-10-2012 11:58 AM #5
      are these places that i can go to on a saturday morning, or is there a best time to go? I don't want to be in anyone's way while I'm taking a few shots.
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      05-10-2012 12:09 PM #6
      Ya, go under the bridge, take a right and drive back a bit. I've been there with a dozen car photoshoot and nobody came out or said anything. You should be fine.

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      05-10-2012 02:09 PM #7
      just be careful of the roads. worn out by the trucks

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      05-10-2012 04:03 PM #8
      the roads are aweful, but if you go on a Saturday then nobody will give you any trouble

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      05-10-2012 06:30 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by reflex18tip View Post
      Ya, go under the bridge, take a right and drive back a bit. I've been there with a dozen car photoshoot and nobody came out or said anything. You should be fine.
      Is this the same location with the famous dock and boat background too?
      -brandon

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      05-10-2012 08:33 PM #10
      I always go on sundays Theres also the graffiti garage and the alice and wonderland wall in downtown tacoma...lots of cool stuff to shoot

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      05-10-2012 08:38 PM #11
      whoa where is that wall?
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      05-10-2012 08:51 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by shimmy2244 View Post
      whoa where is that wall?
      S 11th st and market st. you cant miss it.
      the graffiti garage is on 733 broadway. the cool thing about that place is taggers are there every sunday so its always changing google maps should help ya
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      05-10-2012 10:08 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by shimmy2244 View Post
      Is this the same location with the famous dock and boat background too?
      That is Fisherman's terminal in magnolia/ballard, and when you're there, stop by lil chinooks.

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      05-12-2012 01:18 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by plastic_bullet View Post
      That is Fisherman's terminal in magnolia/ballard, and when you're there, stop by lil chinooks.
      i'm about to head out and hit this place up. Is there a specific area tho? I've driven by here before and i still couldn't find the exact place. hopefully it won't be busy. i plan on hitting tacoma tomorrow morning.

      i wanted to head out earlier this morning, but i was so darn tired.
      Last edited by shimmy2244; 05-12-2012 at 01:22 PM.
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      05-12-2012 04:11 PM #15
      I'll play



      Same location as the blue containers above. Tacoma docks.

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      05-12-2012 05:53 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by shimmy2244 View Post
      i'm about to head out and hit this place up. Is there a specific area tho? I've driven by here before and i still couldn't find the exact place. hopefully it won't be busy. i plan on hitting tacoma tomorrow morning.

      i wanted to head out earlier this morning, but i was so darn tired.
      Kind of late responding. But yes there is a certain spot. Enter the main parking lot and work your way back there. I believe its the fire/fuel dock, but im not sure.

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      05-12-2012 11:32 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by plastic_bullet View Post
      Kind of late responding. But yes there is a certain spot. Enter the main parking lot and work your way back there. I believe its the fire/fuel dock, but im not sure.
      Yeah, found it. Great place! Thanks for the help!
      -brandon

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