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

Tempelhofer FieldTo the MountainThe very end of the day over Black Eagle Dam in Great Falls, MT. Red on BlueSydney Opera House, designed by Jørn Utzon, opened in 1973.
It is Australia’s number one tourist destination, welcoming more than 8.2 million visitors a year, and one of the world’s busiest performing arts centres, presenting more than 2000 shows a year for more than 1.5 million people.
Even the famous sails become a brilliant canvas for incredible digital lightshows such as Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music and ideas held in May and June.
The Sydney Opera House is at Bennelong Point, on the eastern side of Circular Quay and next to the Royal Botanic Garden. @sydneyDowntown buzz as Interstate 70 crosses through the downtown area of Kansas City, Missouri.  For some reason, the thought of a lite bright set came to my mind.  Do your remember those old toys from back in my childhood?  
So far, I'm pretty happy with the performance from the Sony A7Riii and it's low light capabilities.  I'm also very happy with my Sigma mount so I can continue to use my EF Canon L lenses on this new body.  

Mike D.Money Trail...Panorama Firenze vom Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.