2. Set the elevation
Now set an elevation. Again, the shaded area shows the elevations that aren’t available. For sunrise the angle will be be very low, so this’ll be 0 degrees. Tap on ‘Search’to see all the days on which this angle of view is possible – in this case, for a few days in late August and mid April.
Excellent planning apps
A wealth of useful information on the sun, moon and tides can be at your fingertips with a few clever apps.
Here are our picks: PhotoPills (£7.99/$12.49) has raised the bar for planning apps with its sheer number of tools and tutorials. Then there’s The Photographer’s Ephemeris (£6.99/$8.99), a long-cherished tool for landscape photographers.