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Blue Hour: 19 Sensational Shades of Diffuse Twilight Beauty

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10 November 2017

Posted by LisaP

With an average thirty minute window of opportunity, ‘blue hour’ might not strictly do what it says on the tin but as crucial artistic elements go, light matters. In fact, no single factor matters more en route to that perfect shot than the quality of the light. So for those willing to chase it from dusk to dawn, blue hour might be short and sweet but with it yields a truly sublime and colourful bounty; as daybreak and day’s end find the sun just out of reach, incredible shades of blue suffuse the landscape, turning twilight’s brief transition into arguably the most intensely photogenic time of day. With the sun dipped below the horizon, pastel hues give way to intense skies and a huge array of photographic opportunity as city and landscape shine. Take a look at some incredible examples of blue hour’s diffuse beauty at its mind-blowing best.

Hungary’s Parliament Building shines in ornate Neo-Gothic glory as evening falls over the bank of the Danube in Budapest.

Hungary’s Parliament Building shines in ornate Neo-Gothic glory as evening falls over the bank of the Danube in Budapest. Read less

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Alain Poirot

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Modern architecture and Mother Nature combine to moody abstract effect in isolated view of Amsterdam’s resident student halls, Netherlands.

Modern architecture and Mother Nature combine to moody abstract effect in isolated view of Amsterdam’s resident student halls, Netherlands. Read less

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Cool light bathes North Wales in a beautifully smooth long exposure at Point of Ayr’s grade II listed Lighthouse on Talacre Beach.

Cool light bathes North Wales in a beautifully smooth long exposure at Point of Ayr’s grade II listed Lighthouse on Talacre Beach. Read less

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Lights trail the flamboyant and floodlit Puerta de Alcalá, ornamental city gate and triumphal arch at the Plaza de la Independencia in Madrid.

Lights trail the flamboyant and floodlit Puerta de Alcalá, ornamental city gate and triumphal arch at the Plaza de la Independencia in Madrid. Read less

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Dawn approaches the Dutch polder, where winter shrouds a landscape wrapped in freezing fog and the bright linear lights of an early morning commute.

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Blue hour drapes a rich tonal range on the brickwork façade and concentric flow of Holland’s historic cultural capital, Amsterdam.

Blue hour drapes a rich tonal range on the brickwork façade and concentric flow of Holland’s historic cultural capital, Amsterdam. Read less

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With sunrise yet to unfurl, inky skies and low-angle view afford phenomenal depth at the Ocean Beach Municipal Pier in San Diego, California.

With sunrise yet to unfurl, inky skies and low-angle view afford phenomenal depth at the Ocean Beach Municipal Pier in San Diego, California. Read less

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Rainbow-wrapped at last light, charm filters through Manarola, World Heritage Site and arguably most iconic of the rugged Cinque Terre coastal views in Liguria, northern Italy.

Rainbow-wrapped at last light, charm filters through Manarola, World Heritage Site and arguably most iconic of the rugged Cinque Terre coastal views in Liguria, northern Italy. Read less

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A golden glow engulfs the Temple of Concordia as darkness falls over Sicily and the exemplary Doric architecture of Agrigento, UNESCO-cited archaeological site in southern Italy.

A golden glow engulfs the Temple of Concordia as darkness falls over Sicily and the exemplary Doric architecture of Agrigento, UNESCO-cited archaeological site in southern Italy. Read less

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It’s a beautifully clear view across the bay as daybreak saturates Singapore’s Central Business District in near perfect reflection on the waterfront.

It’s a beautifully clear view across the bay as daybreak saturates Singapore’s Central Business District in near perfect reflection on the waterfront. Read less

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Nightfall brings a sumptuous air to Cesenatico, Adriatic home to Italy’s unique floating Museo della Marineria and historic sailboats set aglow on the glassy port canal.

Nightfall brings a sumptuous air to Cesenatico, Adriatic home to Italy’s unique floating Museo della Marineria and historic sailboats set aglow on the glassy port canal. Read less

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Giuseppe Maria Galasso

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As precipitous as it is appealing, Positano settles into feint and sweeping evening glow from its bustling clifftop enclave on the vast Amalfi Coast.

As precipitous as it is appealing, Positano settles into feint and sweeping evening glow from its bustling clifftop enclave on the vast Amalfi Coast. Read less

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Moonlight gently bisects frame beneath Mumbles’ rocky Lighthouse headland and the tranquil haze of sundown over South Wales’ scenic Gower Peninsula.

Moonlight gently bisects frame beneath Mumbles’ rocky Lighthouse headland and the tranquil haze of sundown over South Wales’ scenic Gower Peninsula. Read less

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Pastel hues chase sunset from Brooklyn Bridge Park to the ever-impressive sight of Manhattan’s heights. New York City comes into its gorgeous cosmopolitan own as blue hour desc... Read more

Pastel hues chase sunset from Brooklyn Bridge Park to the ever-impressive sight of Manhattan’s heights. New York City comes into its gorgeous cosmopolitan own as blue hour descends on the East River. Read less

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Curiosity interrupts the lie of the land in East Java, where long exposure sets the plain ablaze at the base of Mount Bromo and the Tengger massif at Bromo Tengger Semeru Nation... Read more

Curiosity interrupts the lie of the land in East Java, where long exposure sets the plain ablaze at the base of Mount Bromo and the Tengger massif at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Read less

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Bold yet beautifully fluid, Dubai wakes to unbelievably gentle hues as the sun prepares to rise over dynamic city and waterway alike.

Bold yet beautifully fluid, Dubai wakes to unbelievably gentle hues as the sun prepares to rise over dynamic city and waterway alike. Read less

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Jonathan Payet

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Blue hour gives way to starry night sky, as the Milky Way and magnificent ultra-wide view bring astrophotography to the calm water’s edge.

Blue hour gives way to starry night sky, as the Milky Way and magnificent ultra-wide view bring astrophotography to the calm water’s edge. Read less

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Martijn Kort

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Incredibly clear composition of perhaps the most emblematic of Dutch sights. As pristine in depiction above as it is perfectly reflected below, floodlights cast an almost magic... Read more

Incredibly clear composition of perhaps the most emblematic of Dutch sights. As pristine in depiction above as it is perfectly reflected below, floodlights cast an almost magical glow on the sails of a Dutch waterside windmill. Read less

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Melancholic, maybe? Pensive perhaps? A young boy perches in the darkness of blue hour in Morocco.

Melancholic, maybe? Pensive perhaps? A young boy perches in the darkness of blue hour in Morocco. Read less

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