How To Illuminate Rain At Night: Into the Badlands

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  14 Minutes of  Instructional Video, In-Depth Written Breakdown, Behind-the-Scene Stills     –Supplied w/English Subtitles

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  Some of the most memorable moments in cinema history take place in the dramatic environment which is rain. When adding rain to a scene it can create beauty, power, and a level of difficulty to execute. In this lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC discusses what it took for him to pull off illuminated rain during some of the action-packed fight sequences in “Into the Badlands.” You’ll get a first-hand look into what makes rain a powerful tool and what instruments you’ll need to pull it off.

  • How to light to make the most of your rain effects.
  • How to light a stage for a night exterior and retain shadow detail.
  • How to light for multiple frame rates.
  • Tricks to keep your lens clean when shooting in rain.
  • Art department tips for making rain stand out.
  • Camera block strategies to augment your rain effects.
  • Strategies for wides and close ups to get your coverage faster.


<<<Hugh>>>Great stuff as usual Shane!
<<<Drazen>>>Great content…I have been waiting for this scene breakdown for quite some time now…it was definitely worth the wait!
<<<Christopher>>>Thanks for the great words of wisdom!
<<<Manuel>>>Awsome brakedown!
<<<Jacopo>>> Boom! this content is incredible!
<<<Yang>>>Learning so much!
<<<Don>>>Very thought provoking lesson!
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