When director Peter Odiorne asked me to shoot Sports Authority “Shoe,” the [...]
Over the last 6 months, I have been under a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with a company out of [...]
Freider Hochheim continues the conversation about the direction and future of Kino Flo.
One of the most popular requests was for lighting instruction. In the HD world and film, lighting is king. Knowing how to light and not just rely on available light is what being a cinematographer is all about.
My dear friend Frieder Hochheim goes into the history of his innovative, forward thinking, Eco-friendly company that started renting out of a small van in the 80′s and now is the industry leader in everything that is soft, controllable fluorescent technology. Frieder and the future: Their new LED technology will blow you away. I had the privilege to check it out in his studio and one word describes the light. WOW!!!! There is...
We employed Technicolor’s Cinestyle on its maiden voyage. This picture style seemed to work well in [...]
I want to invite all of you to Cine Gear 2011. Hurlbut Visuals is launching our new DSLR Cinema Rentals division with new rigs and out of the box innovation.
In February of 2009, I walked through the doors of Bandito Brothers production company and I realized at that moment this very talented [...]
Why start a DSLR rental division? I have been asked this question many times. You cannot be a pioneer if you do not [...]
My last blog post was about story and not getting caught up in all the tech/gear frenzy. Now, I want to talk about [...]
This year, I had the privilege of experiencing NAB from Montreal while shooting my latest feature “KIN.”
It is so sad saying goodbye to Montreal. I love this amazing city. The crew was the [...]
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…
When I was doing a Canon 5D film test in January of 2010, I put eight 5D’s in a line for this cool action camera array.
Prepping a movie is one of the most important tasks you have as a cinematographer. You can design the whole movie-organize, create, and schedule it in a way that is best for light.
In January of 2011, I was asked by “The Gentlemen,” Brett Snider and Billy Federighi, a very creative and humorous, directing at Bandito Brothers, to shoot a series [...]
When Stefan Ruzowitzky and I sat down to talk about the look and feel of this film he immediately showed me these Todd Hido shots. They blew my [...]
When I started to prep “Act of Valor” in April of 2009, we were using Canon glass on the first 2 days of shooting. The hot girls on deck and the interrogation scene [...]
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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.