Photographing The Blue Hour

Here’s a new one for you. I know you’re familiar with the magic hour, and probably the golden hour, but have you ever heard about the blue hour? That’s right, the blue hour. It’s the time just before sunrise and just after sunset—adjacent to the times when the land is bathed in warm, golden sunlight—when the sky turns deep blue and everything gets a cool blue cast. It can be a wonderful time in which to photograph, though it’s got to be approached a bit differently than the warmly dramatic true "magic hour" light. So how do you best capitalize on the blue hours? Check out this Lighstalking tutorial to learn how to shoot during these coolest times of day.
Photo by Garry –

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