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

IMG_5429Balboa Ferry from the PeninsulaDSC_4538A little tiny park in Russian Hill that is not visited often but definitely offers a great view of the city.We hebben nog de kans een kermis te pakken……lang zal het wel niet meer duren :)Ribbons of Lightwww.facebook.com/pages/Campana-Valentin-Photographer/3449...Upper Seletar, Singapore.
April 2014.

I am posting a set of 2 images, with comments disabled for one of them. Time for a temporary break from my cityscape images for this pair of posts.

I like trees. I feel they reveal character.

'Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.'
- Abraham Lincoln

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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.