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San Clemente Pier at Sunset - Thanksgiving Weekend Edition
Finish out Thanksgiving weekend with a Sunday evening visit to the beautiful San Clemente Pier and sunset and low tide. Take images of the pier, the fishermen and sunset strollers on the pier, or turn and photograph the beachfront buildings, palm trees and train from the pier or the beach. Look for the area's pro and grom surfers near the pier and in the T-Street area, a short walk south down the beach. Watch for the elusive green flash - a possibility in the winter. We will meet on the pier, between the Fisherman's Restaurant and the bar. (Look for the blue umbrellas of the outdoor eating areas.) We will take the group shot on the pier and look for shots there, then move to the beach. Sunset is at 4:43 pm and nautical twilight ends at 5:40. Low tide (-.85 feet) is at 4:44 pm, and we will hope for good reflections of the pier. Several trains will pass through on the tracks at the base of the pier without stops. NOTE: This is the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. Be sure to check traffic to allow yourself sufficient travel time. If you decide to arrive early, there are ample photo ops on the pier, and there are several food choices across the street, as well as the bar and restaurant on the pier. Parking is available on the street and plentiful in the nearby Pier Bowl parking lot. All parking is $1.50 per hour until 5 pm, free after that. If you use the lot, be sure to pay the parking machine and put the ticket on the car's dash. Car pooling is encouraged. Use the comment section to indicate where you would like to meet and how many passengers you can take. Tripods and remote shutter releases are recommended. Best lenses will be wide angle or short zooms. You may wish to play with a graduated neutral density filter to balance the bright sky and the darker water near sunset. Those who wish to stay will gather about 6:00 pm at the Fisherman's Bar to have a snack before the return trip. (Sorry, no happy hour specials on Sunday night.) In case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled or postponed to November 26. Notice of the cancellation or postponement will be given by 10 am on November 25. If you are late or have questions, text or call Janie Anderson at[masked]. Please Note: By submitting a YES RSVP and participating in any PPS event, you agree that PPS, Organizers, and Event Hosts are NOT responsible for your safety or for any injury or damage to your person or your property, or that of your guest(s). You agree that you have read the instructions of the announcement and that you and your guest(s) are assuming all risks of participating in the event.

San Clemente Pier

Oceanfront at Ave Victoria & Ave Del Mar · San Clemente, CA

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