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.

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La Mongie I Hautes-Pyrénées I France

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You can also follow me on Facebook  /  500px  /   InstagramBlue hour at the Grand Mosque. I came early so I had a chance to see this beautiful architecture before and after dark.

It was somewhat brisky so the the reflections are wavy but I like it like that..

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, and is considered to be the key site for worship in the country.

This architectural work of art is one the world’s largest mosques, with a capacity for an astonishing 40,000 worshippers. It features 82 domes, over a 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers and the world's largest hand knotted carpet. The main prayer hall is dominated by one of the world’s largest chandeliers –10 metres in diameter, 15 metres in height and weighing twelve tonnes. The mosque's first ceremony was the funeral of its namesake, Sheikh Zayed, who is buried at the site.


Have a great day ahead. 
Cheers friends.
Just after sunset over the frozen Lake Balaton, HungaryIcon of Neptune Beach Samyang 12mm f/2.8 Fish-eye capture of Blue Hour over the Roosevelt Bridge. …

Weihnachtsmarkt Bernkastel-Kues 2016 - Kreis Bernkastel-Kues

Christmas market Bernkastel-Kues 2016 - district 'Bernkastel-Kues'


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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.