What are the best golden hour apps?

Determining the perfect time for magic hours is a really important factor in outdoor photography. So, having the power to predict the rising and setting of the sun is a mighty ability if you are a filmmaker. We have compiled here some of the best apps that can help you forecast the golden hours.

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      #1Sun Seeker

      Sun Seeker

      Sun Seeker is an app that will show you the Sun's path, as well as it's setting and rising hours. It is ideal for photographers and cinematographers as it is helpful in finding light conditions, golden hour, and blue hour times.

      Apps

      iOS, Android

      $9.99

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      #2Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)

      Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)
      Sun Surveyor is a useful app for photographers. It helps them create the best shots by providing information about the sunrise, moon paths, and its phases. This app gives users the things they need to know before taking outdoor pictures.
      Apps

      Android, iOS

      $7.99

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      #3Exsate Golden Hour

      Exsate Golden Hour

      Exsate Golden Hour is a free app for Android devices that allows photographers to calculate the optimum day for their session, allowing them to know the weather and astronomical conditions on the dates they have planned to do photo shoots.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      #4Sun Surveyor Lite

      Sun Surveyor Lite

      Sun Surveyor Lite is a free app for photographers and filmmakers that helps them plan and scout the perfect locations for sunrise and sunsets. It visualizes the path of the sun and predicts the blue and golden hour throughout the day.

      Apps

      iOS, Android

      Free

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      #5LightTrac

      LightTrac

      LightTrac is an iOS app for photographers that is helpful for outdoor sessions. It calculates the time and location of perfect light conditions for outside photo shoots. It features automatic timezone detection and search locations by address.

      Apps

      iOS

      $8.99

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      #6Blue Hour

      Blue Hour

      Blue Hour is a solar photography calculator app for Android devices. It determines the period of dusk and dawn including the time of sunrise and sunset. This app even has 5 days of weather prediction and a monthly forecast.

      Apps

      Android

      $1.99

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      #7The Photographer's Ephemeris

      The Photographer's Ephemeris
      The Photographer's Ephemeris is an app available for iOS and Android devices. This app is useful for outdoor photographers as it helps them plan their shoots with information about the Sun, Moon and their phases, light, and its location.




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      Android, iOS

      $2.99

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      #8My Moon Phase

      My Moon Phase

      My Moon Phase - Lunar Calendar & Full Moon Phases is a free weather app developed by Jake Ruston for Android devices. This app lets users easily track the lunar calendar and be in the know of upcoming moon phases and cycle events.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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    Summary

    Best What are the best golden hour apps
    RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
    1Sun SeekerApps 20 Paid
    2Sun Surveyor (Sun & Moon)Apps 15 Paid
    3Exsate Golden HourApps 6 Free
    4Sun Surveyor LiteApps 3 Free
    5LightTracApps 3 Paid
    6Blue HourApps 2 Paid
    7The Photographer's EphemerisApps 2 Paid
    8My Moon PhaseApps 1 Free
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