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

SkylineI took this shot at 4am during the end of the blue hour. Thinking I was going have the empty quiet bridge to photograph I was surprised to see there were many all night partiers just leaving the clubs.Boston Skyline and Memorial Drive Light Trails from Longfellow Bridge during Blue HourThe wind made these look like feathers - well, to me at least!
Taken on Canada Day at Mill Woods Town Centre Park, Edmonton Alberta.Mal was aus der Konserve.

Die Schwimmkräne liegen seit längerer Zeit neben dem Terminal Toller Ort.

heure bleue surgeres 11 heure du soirOne restaurant on either side of the water, both quite popular. Very nice places to sit and enjoy the night.Was at the Brooklyn Bridge Park on 6/22/13, the night of the supermoon. I stayed there from sundown until evening but the moon wasn't facing the park and in the few pics I took it didn't look as big. On the other hand, the park has awesome views of lower Manhattan especially at evening with all the lights reflecting on the river.

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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.