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#1 Ken Maskrey

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Posted 06 January 2006 - 10:05 AM

Probably answered somewhere, but there are over 1000 posts, so...on a cold night EXT. what would be a good way to light for seeing the breath of an actor?
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#2 Justin Hayward

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Posted 06 January 2006 - 10:19 AM

Probably answered somewhere, but there are over 1000 posts, so...on a cold night EXT. what would be a good way to light for seeing the breath of an actor?



Backlight it.
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#3 Evan Guilfoyle

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Posted 06 January 2006 - 10:44 AM

Backlight and/or edgelight the breath and not the actor who is breathing.
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