How I Shot The Worst Lighting Scenario Possible

“Rain. Fall.” Photo by Josh S. Rose, 2021.

In a recent shoot as a stills photographer at a dance performance filming, I encountered probably the most difficult shooting scenario I’ve ever been in. We were in a pitch black studio with a rain feature that was backlit with an LED at only 5% power. There were two other LED panels, with equally-low power on them; one with a diffusion and the…

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