Reversal Color Film

Typical blue night effects can be obtained with reversal color films balanced for exposure with tungsten light by removing the Wratten 85 filter and under exposing VA stops. If the bluish effect is too great, an ultraviolet-absorb ing filter can be used to filter out the excess ultraviolet. Flesh tones in closeups can be adjusted by using gold reflectors or 3200°K fill lights to light actors faces. Care must be taken that the actors are not over-lit or that such lights appear as ambient light with the sun acting as a moonlight key.

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