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When I began working on “Act of Valor” I was using an Asus 17” monitor to light with. When I got into the color correction bay, I noticed that I had over-lit scenes because the monitor was not seeing what the camera was ultimately seeing.
How to test your camera’s latitude. This is one of the most important tests that you can perform because over exposing is a very subjective and personal artistic choice.
How we shot the action sequences for a series of Trane AC commercials with extreme heat and a bus crash.
Lighting techniques and camera composition is the focus of this course tailored to open your mind in new ways. I have designed this experience to be immersive, interactive and intimate using simple techniques to build confidence with any budget.
Hurlbut Visuals is looking for 40 forward thinking filmmakers, men and women to enlist in the pursuit of trail blazing this new technology with the few, the proud, the Elite Platoon.
Our motto is to educate and inspire one filmmaker at a time. On August 28 & 29 we are going to take…
Why start a DSLR rental division? I have been asked this question many times. You cannot be a pioneer if you do not […]
In November of last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Steve Tiffen of the Tiffen Company […]
It seems like everyone is jumping on the PL mount 7D bandwagon and I have to say it is very unfortunate that the 5D does not have the same energy. All the specs on a PL mounted 5D have shown that the vignette is a big issue. Most cinema lens…
Hurlbut Visuals is excited to introduce the Hurlbut Visuals Blog Interview Series.
Many of you requested information on the go to lighting package. Having a package that can do many types of lighting is the secret. Lights that can multi-task are my recipe for success.
The exciting thing about the Arri Alexa, F-3 and the new wave of DSLR’s is their high ISO range to minimum […]
When John Stockwell asked me to do a film set in the Bahamas about sunken treasure, greed, fun, and really hot chicks I was in. I had never done a movie on the water.
On The Ticket, the lighting was a challenge because we used natural, available light and shaped it. I turned lights off, then added accent lights to bring out the depth of a location.
Are you following me on Twitter? How about Facebook? In the spirit of the holidays, we have two Act of Valor dvds to give away. All you need to do to become eligible to win is to follow Hurlbut Visuals on Twitter or Facebook.
In May of last year I was hired to shoot a web interactive game for Yahoo sports in the LA Coliseum. The Director Jason Zada…
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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....