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Focus is probably one of the biggest obstacles that the 5D encounters. So many of our colleagues have questions and wonder why it is absolutely essential to have a focus puller. They are the backbone of this amazing technology. Shooting with practical…
The Untitled Navy SEAL movie has taken me to some of the most extreme working conditions that I have ever experienced in my career as a Director of Photography. We traveled to the following locations: the jungles of Costa Rica, the swamps of Mississippi…
This week our focus is on adding the little bits that energize video village and make the Canon 1DC focus puller friendly.
Meet Andrew Stroud, a filmmaker from New Zealand.
To give back to a community that has been gracious, creative, generous, inventive, inspiring and passionate, we have created a new look for the HurlBlog to help fuel this revolution. The new iteration of the HurlBlog will launch next week – stay tuned.
My suggestion to all of you is to continue to educate yourself. Become a responsible filmmaker who will take the time to understand WHY – because this is what it is all about.
Matching different lenses to save time during color correction.
How using different focal lengths can help assist character development in new ways. It is the cinematographer’s job to assist in the character arc process.
When Shane told me he wanted to shoot behind the scenes footage of “The Last 3 Minutes” I was very excited as I had only used the 5D MKII for narrative work. I knew that using the 5D for run and gun style documentary work might be a challenge and loved the idea of diving in head first.
Welcome to our gallery of Illumination Experience photos.
Meet the Cinematography Intern DREAM TEAM by Shane Hurlbut The...
My Book Light tutorial on how to build it and why it is so useful. Plus, how I got started in this business.
The CM 250 is a 24” OLED display that is crisp, clean and delivers beautiful blacks.
When director Peter Odiorne asked me to shoot Sports Authority “Shoe,” the […]
Get out there and start to form that skin. Being sensitive is a strength and a weakness. Finding the right level of each is the hard part and you will find that balance.
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. Our director, Gabriele Muccino saw these videos with the MoVI, and we wanted to come up with the shot that showed the unique ability to be able to pass this camera off from one operator to the other.
It’s time for the November Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This month, the podcast is themed around lighting questions, and I’ve included the actual questions below....