How to Create a Day-for-Night Shot in Premiere Pro CS5


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Creating a day-for-night shot

Shooting at night is expensive. Usually, the crew has shot for the full day, and so if you want to shoot something at night, people have to be paid overtime. It's also more challenging to light stuff at night. So, oftentimes, what happens is we create a day for night shot. And that is when it is shot during the day, and then in postproduction, we have to go and take that scene and make it look as if it was shot at night. Now, we're going to be doing that with this clip. The results are going to be pretty good, I think. But one of the reasons why this doesn't always work out that great, especially if it's a sunny day, you see the sun has very powerful directional light.

So if you look at this building down here, we could see that the sun is very clearly coming in this direction, because these surfaces that are facing this way are very bright. And these surfaces that are facing this way are very dark. That contrast is very strong. Now, moonlight can give you some of that co...

Creating a day-for-night shot
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Creating a day-for-night shot provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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