You don’t really need a da


You don’t really need a day-for-night filter anymore. Those were for the days of film. All you need to do is set your white balance to tungsten (or manually white balance in tungsten light) and then under expose everything slightly.

It will give a nice, nighttime blue color to everything, except any tungsten light source that might be in the shot. It works really well on cloudy days when the light is more subdued. It actually works better than using a filter. If the ambient light is subtle enough, you can include tungsten light sources in your shot (car headlights, house lights, porch lights, etc.) and they will look the correct color. When using a day-for-night filter any light source will also be colored blue.

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