How to Shoot Rain like a Pro and Add it in Post

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I’ve worked with rain footage with green screen and I can tell you, it’s a nightmare. Shooting everything separately and adding the rain in post-production was the way to go for our experience. If you’re not involving green screen, shooting rain on set will give you the most realistic effect.¬†No Film School put together a great article on how to shoot rain scenes correctly.

Read the article How to Shoot Rain Like a Pro from No Film School.

Create Rain in Post Production

If you need to add rain during post-production because of green screen, stock footage, or whatever other reason, it’s not as difficult as you might think! There are lots of methods of adding rain, including plug-ins and stock footage.

In Depth: Rain Generators In Depth: Rain Generators

Michele from Toolfarm wrote a gigantic article, In Depth: Rain Generators which has been recently updated. The article talks about the following plug-ins and particle generators, plus some tutorials.