Outing: Fifty Point Conservation Area

Outing: Fifty Point Conservation Area

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Date(s) - Sunday, April 29, 2018
6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fifty Point Conservation Area


Points of Interest

  • Fifty Point Conservation Area
  • Gingerbread Circle (Cottages), Grimsby
  • HMCS Haida, Pier 9 Hamilton

Proposed Plan for the Day

6:00 – 8:00 AM – Sunrise shoot at Fifty Pont Conservation Area.  Do not enter the Park, we will park outside the Park

Directions to Parking outside the Conservation Area: Follow QEW, take exit 78 Fifty Road. Go North to North Service Road, turn right, go to the next left turn (Lockportway). Turn right on Baseline Road, the street changes to Winston Road; keep going to Kelson Avenue North and turn left (ignore sign “No access to Fifty Point”). Go to the end of the road and park the car. You have to walk about 800 m towards the lake, the Old Pier should be on the right side.

8:15 – 9:15 AM – Gingerbread Circle, Grimsby.  Will photograph the colourful cottages located on Auditorium Circle (roundabout street), which is about 12 minutes drive form Fifty Point.  For directions to Auditorium Circle, Grimsby, refer to attached document: Directions50Pt

9:30 – 10:30 AM – Optional breakfast at Williams Cafe, 47 Discovery Drive. Hamilton, L8L 8K4, 905 522-5886. The Cafe is on the site of Hamilton Marina. It is a couple of minutes drive from HMCS Haida, our last shooting location.  The Cafe and Haida are at a walking distance from each other, so you may choose to park at either site.

10:45 – 1:00 PM – HMCS Haida, Pier 9, 658 Catherine Street North, Hamilton, L8L 4V7.

1:15 PM – Social at William’s Cafe.

Suggested equipment: Tripod, ND filter, Polarizer Filter.

Hope to see you at this exciting outing.

Robert Shechter, John Weatherburn
for Outings Committee


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