The last hour before sunset and the first hour after sunrise are golden to professional photographers, hence the name golden hour (the exact duration often varies between seasons though). During these times, natural light is softer and more flattering, make it possible to take more stunning photos. We have already covered plenty of golden hour iPhone apps here. These 5 golden hour apps for Apple Watch are also worth a look:
SolarWatch: a gorgeous app for tracking sunrise and sunset times. It also displays local golden hours start and end times for photographers. It lets you set alarms 5 minutes before solar events.
Alpenglow: displays sunrise, sunset, golden hour times and forecasts. It has a sun direction map to show you where the sun will rise or set for any location. It also lets you try a custom location to plan your photo shoots. This app can also be used for the blue hour.
SunIZup: an augmented reality app that helps you plan your creative shots. It comes with interactive sun path visualization. It shows you golden hour, blue hour, and twilight times. Lets you set reminder alerts for magic hours. It comes with automatic location detection.
Sundial Solar & Lunar Time: a gorgeous golden hour app with 100s of complications. It lets you create alerts for solar and lunar events. It shows daylight hours, moon visibility, and Civil, nautical, and astronomical twilights with yellow, white, and blue colors.
Helios: a blue and golden hour calculator with built-in light meter and other tools for photo planning. It provides you with accurate sun and moon data on your phone and Apple Watch.
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