The Photographer’s Ephemeris Quick Start Guide

If there’s ever one (online) tool that you need if you take photography a bit more serious than casual snapshots, it a sunrise / sunset calculator! There are plenty, but The Photographer’s Ephemeris is very good one. Plus it’s free!

And it’s actually quite easy to use. Without getting too much in to detail, here’s a quick guide to get you going:

  1. Visit the browser application here: http://app.photoephemeris.com
  2. Use the (Google) Maps to go to a location.
  3. Place the “red pin” (top right corner of the map) on to the map.
  4. Once placed you can drag the pin around: left-click + hold the mouse button while dragging.

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