Waiting for Lightning, a documentary about pro skateboarding pioneer Danny Way, began production in 2008. Over the course of those four years, the documentary would embrace the modern evolution of camera systems to complete the project.
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My cinematography interns and I set out on a mission to showcase the many uses of a polarizing filter.
We demo the power of the glass filter, including the ones that I use and their wonderful benefits.
In November of last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Steve Tiffen of the Tiffen Company [...]
After completing the Navy SEAL movie Act of Valor, my team and I created a workflow and camera [...]
We employed Technicolor’s Cinestyle on its maiden voyage. This picture style seemed to work well in [...]
Being the gatekeeper of the Hurlbut inventory, I see all types of gear come and go every week.
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.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent Where’s the 5d Contest II – “For Us All”. We receive 153 entries for the contest. There are a lot of [...]
Tiffen has supported me as a cinematographer for over 15 years. When I started to use HDSLR’s, I quickly realized that a clean, pure and reliable neutral density would be required to bring out the best…
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.
Making HD look like film has a cocktail and one of the essential ingredients to this flavorful recipe is Neutral Density. You have to keep your exposure on a 5D around a 5.6 to get that beautiful shallow depth of field. The 7D should be around…