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#1 Vadim Joy

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 08:32 AM

Can somebody list good filters to use when shooting day for night in color?

I know that with black and white film day-for-night was easy done by using a red filter and  under-exposing by half a stop. Any ideas how to do it with color cameras or film? 


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#2 Joerg Polzfusz

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:59 AM

The default way was to use blue filters (e.g. 80a) and to underexpose by one stop. However there are now specialised filters for this task:

http://en.m.wikipedi...i/Day_for_night

http://www.tiffen.co...t_pressrel.html
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#3 Vadim Joy

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:25 AM

The default way was to use blue filters (e.g. 80a) and to underexpose by one stop. However there are now specialised filters for this task:

http://en.m.wikipedi...i/Day_for_night

http://www.tiffen.co...t_pressrel.html

 

Tiffen day for night filters sound nice, but I can't find any tests or reviews of them online whatsoever. 


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#4 Vadim Joy

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:28 AM

I just bought good polarizing filter, hope that should do the trick. 

 

Check out this video test. It's completely color corrected for night in post. Shot during the day.


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#5 Vadim Joy

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:34 AM

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