Talk:Day for night

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Question[edit]

For some reason, there was a big-ass picture of a cow on this page...I removed it. ---Rochallor, 5/25/06(Happy Towel Day!)

The article states that the technique is mostly in disuse but I have heard commentary tracks where people talk about shooting Day for Night. In particular i rememember John Sayles on Limbo talking about shooting "day for Alaskan night". Is the term really in disuse? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.63.24.84 (talkcontribs) 04:05, 16 January 2007

Can someone put an explanation for why it's called American Night? Was this some European term in response to seeing it in Hollywood films or something? 72.24.86.95 (talk) 15:41, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

It's been replaced by what exactly? What are these advancements in technique/technology? +Hexagon1 (t) 16:02, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

My guess, based on nothing, is that faster film stock and modern high-ISO digital capture allows for shooting in lower light; smaller and more portable shooting equipment allows for a smaller and more portable crew; film budgets have gone up; and there is probably a filter in Abobe After Effects that can produce a night-time effect from video shot during daylight. -Ashley Pomeroy (talk)@

There seems to be a contradiction in the article; in one sentence it says that Day for Night is less used now than in the past, but in a later sentence it says Day for Night is becoming more popular. I believe the technique is more convincing and still commonly used today but I don't have any facts or stats I can locate to show this so I'm leaving the article as it is for now. Rcopley (talk) 03:38, 19 September 2009 (UTC)

What?[edit]

Why doesn't the page even describe how it works in detail? what's the point of having a seperate article if you're not going to go into detail about it?Bumblebritches57 (talk) 13:25, 2 October 2013 (UTC)