Have you ever wanted to create beautiful night photos but it was completely dark when you found the right spot and subject? Well the bluehoursite.com web site will help you by calculating the best time frame for taking stunning blue hour pictures. If you don't know what is "blue hour" then you're in the right place. It refers to the time after the sun goes below the horizon and the sky goes into deep blue for a while. This is the best timing to take photos. You can learn more about this in the articles section by reading the tutorials.

Random Flickr photos from the group Blue Hour Group

Moon reflectionFormerly a customs house, this building was also used as a boathouse before being converted into a restaurant. The watch tower on the skyline is part of the fortifications built by the Knights during the 16th Century.Paris, FranceRobertson Quay, Singapore.
Taken, May 2013.

This image shows the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel situated by the Robertson Quay area along Singapore river.

I just returned from a trip and am in the midst of getting my photographs processed. I'll be posting these soon. If I have not already done so, I will be catching up with everyone's photostreams soon.

Please do not download or use any of my photographs without first getting my approval. Copyright Rebecca Ang 2013. All Rights Reserved.
Blue Hour_3Madrid | SpainPero's Bridge opened in 1999 and has saved me many miles of walking around Narrow Quay over the years. It was named in honour of an enslaved African, purchased on Nevis and brought to England by his master. You can find out more about Pero by visiting his 'home' on Great George Street,in Bristol. 
Chinatown lanterns at KL's night markets.

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Articles

After I posted this solution to my blog I get several responses so this method works on Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi, Canon EOS 500D, Canon EOS 50D and Canon EOS 5D Mark II too.

If we had enough luck and good weather conditions the photo already nice but I'm sure it is also contains a lot of possibilities.

Taking good blue hour or night photos is easier than you think. Read below if you want to find out the basics of this beautiful part of photography.