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why are movie streets nearly always wet - the RPF


Light bounces off wet streets very nicely, especially at night. ... fire department or city cleaning department to do the wet down for you. ..... film "Singing in the rain" so I can see how they deal with wet streets for another reason.

CGTalk - Why are roads on TV or in movies always wet?? - cgSociety.org


Aug 27, 2006 ... It would be interesting if anyone knows when, wetting the streets got started. ... When the crew prepares for a 'wetdown' what do they use?

Why do they always wet the sidewalks and streets for film shoots ...


Feb 12, 2011 ... Best Answer: You've got the right answer. It makes the streets look better on film. There is more reflection of light off of wet pavement, more ...

why are the streets always wet during a chase scene in a movie ...


If they were shooting with dry streets to begin with and later on it rained they would be screwed. Rent the DVD of Ronin (prolly you already did) ...

Exposure - So you wanna work in Movies


Do you prefer shooting indoors or outdoors? What are the .... I shot a very expensive Coke ad in the '80?s in NY and they forgot the wet-down. There were ...

Night Scenes | Lighting Environments and Architecture in Animation ...


Nov 26, 2013 ... You may have noticed that many night scenes in Hollywood movies feature wet pavement, ... Since they have discovered that spraying water on the streets is a great ... prettier night scenes with more highlights in them, they do this even ... [ Figure 4.29] A night scene takes advantage of a wet-looking ground ...

Why Is The 'Bachelor' Driveway Always Wet? | Huffington Post


May 19, 2015 ... The driveway always looks wet because they spray it with a hose. ... and though it's been re-covered twice, I haven't had to do any work to the ...

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Mar 3, 2011 ... Do the women have a lot of food around them while they're waiting around to sort of snack on, cause they ... Why is the driveway always wet?



Jan 27, 2009 ... When we arrived and told them we were big fans of the show, they welcomed ... wetted down prior to a film shoot – for some reason, wet streets look better on ... That was just such a nice thing to do, we couldn't even believe it!

Trucks are spraying Moscow streets for strange reasons - Tech Insider


Sep 23, 2015 ... It isn't just for cleaning the streets and sidewalks. ... had brushes to scrub the ground; they just seemed to want to make cement and asphalt wet.

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In many movies and TV scenes streets are wet down when it's not ...


Thanks for the A 2 A, I like the other answers provided as they give the simple answer to your ... time scenes shot at night and night time scenes shot during the day. It's amazing what a blue filter will do to make broad daylight look like night!

MyReporter.com Why do film crews wet streets for night scenes in ...


Mar 22, 2011 ... Why do film crews wet streets for night scenes in the city? ... And as for the window screens, they catch light, especially during night shots.

Wet streets in night scenes. [Archive] - Straight Dope Message Board


I'm hard pressed to find a movie where this is not the case. (Low budget excluded ) I'm assuming they hose down the streets before the shoot but why? Do wet streets add more of a nighttime feeling? The thing that strikes me is ...