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

Scheveningen......The Hague 2016DynamicsThis beautiful bridge that crosses the Waal river, opened to traffic in November 2013. The design was chosen so that it was similar to the existing bridge of 1936, which had become too small to handle all the traffic, and lies East of the current bridge. Near the bridge is a commemoration site for the US Army 504th Infantry Regiment of the 82d Airborne Brigade. During the crossing in 1944, 48 men lost their lives. This is commemorated by 48 pairs of lamp posts on the bridge. Every evening these lights go on pair by pair symbolising the slow crossing of the river during the liberation.(source Wikipedia)Marseille

My facebook page | Facebook page : C'est ça MarseilleLight painting at Seafield shore near Kirkcaldy, in Fife.Blue hour - HDR (Hekshusstranda, Norway)Essaouira, MoroccoBoulevard Berlin

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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.