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

located at 720 Ocean Drive, designed by Henry O. Nelson, built in 1937

© Copyright 2010, All rights reserved. Do not copy or otherwise reuse my photos. London VauxhallCarl Zeiss C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM.
FUJICHROME PROVIA 100F.@Santa Cruz, CAdawn is breaking over lake superior. the northern lights were still dancing~Correction: Taken on May 2013Afterglow over Scarba'El que no ama, no ha conocido a Dios, porque Dios es amor' 1Juan 4:8
Principal avenida del municipio San Diego, al noreste del Área Metropolitana de Valencia. Cruza el municipio de Norte a Sur, uniendo la Variante Bárbula-Guacara, con la Autopista Regional del Centro (principal arteria vial del país) y la Avenida Industrial de Valencia.

Main Avenue San Diego Municipality, northeast of the Valencia metropolitan area. It crosses the city from north to south, linking Bárbula-Guacara Expressway, the Central Regional Highway (main artery of the country) and the Valencia Industrial Avenue.

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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.