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

Der Hanseatic Trade Center Tower in der Hamburger HafenCity ist mit 105m aktuell das drittgrößte Hochhaus in  Hamburg (1. Elbphilharmonie 110m | 2. Radisson Blu Hotel 108m).

Port de Saint-Goustan, Auray, Bretagne, France

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You can also follow me on Facebook  /  500px  /   InstagramTarnowskie GóryGreat clouds last night so of course a cityscape shoot was in order. I had not been to Philly in a few months so I went to my favorite location and caught some nice cloud movement and reflections during the blue hour.Heute ging der 827 Hafeneburtstag los. Es soll im Hafen sehr voll gewesen sein. Ich war zur Blauen Stunde am Museumshafen bei meinem Lieblingsmotiv. Dem Feuerschiff Elbe 3. Diesemal mit Lichterkette. Jetzt fehlt nur noch ein Bild mit dem Leuchtfeuer!Kokerei ZollvereinCity Hall and the Cathedral of Bremen, Germany at nightOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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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.