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

This is a road connecting Affligem with Liedekerke. 
There are no light pillars available here. As the road makes some curves, it can be dangerous. Riding this road at night always gives me a 'Lost Highway' feeling.

Aside of this road you'll find a cross, in memory of Jurgen Peetroons (1974-2000),  who died here. 
Must have been a sad car accident. Waiting there for the night to come, for my blue hour photograph, 
I know this guy was too young to go. Rest in peace.Just before the 'blue hour' at dusk downtown Saturday night.  The last remaining light shining on the building of glass.

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...................................One of my old shot edited and posted up. Really busy with school assignments and submissions, wish I have the time to shoot again.Taken from the roof of the Panoramatower at blue hour.Brussel Centraal

Art Déco building on the left, by Victor Horta.Granville StreetThree Sisters Lamp on Prince William St  October 20 2014 _9159 16x9 s 2Bruxelles Central

Art Déco building by Victor Horta.

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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.