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“Blue Hour” Photo Story

Ever seen a photo and wondered about the location, gear and settings used? In this video I do just that. I provide all the details, along with some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of shooting landscapes during the “blue hour.”

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For your notes, here are the “Ingredients” I share in the video:

  • Location: Table Rock Lake, Missouri, USA
  • Time: 6:31pm
  • Gear Used: Nikon D5100, Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 (see here:, Vanguard Auctus 323CT tripod, Kirk BH-3 ball head
  • Settings: Aperture Priority Mode, Aperture set to f/8, ISO set to 100, Self-timer turned on

Happy shooting!