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    I certainly wouldn't want to mess with shooting infrared film for a shoot, since exposure is so hard to determine -- at least with an infrared monochrome digital camera, you can see the exposure.
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    No, puffing clouds of moving smoke do not miniaturize just like fire doesn't.  Better to leave that for post.  You can do an even haze of smoke for a miniature though.
  • Framing in cinemascope 
    Mr. Mullen explained it in one sentence much better than me 😊!If you are going to use practicals, my recommendation is to get dimmers for all of them so you can dimmer them accordingly to t...
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    Thanks for your input guys. Considering getting it; would be Letiaxing it anyway, from what I can tell this would still be possible.
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