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Shane’s Gear Bag

I have been asked by many of our readers to share details regarding my personal Gear Bag. I use a vast array of tools to be able to tell...

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The New Hurlblog Look

Welcome to the redesigned Hurlblog. It is our passion to create original content and educate filmmakers globally, with innovative and practical filmmaking knowledge.

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CHANGE IS COMING

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...

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Camera Checklist for HDSLRs

Here is a little instructional video from our Hurlbut Visuals HDSLR Bootcamp. A huge thanks to editor Chris Fenwick (Slice Editorial) for taking the time to cut this footage! I...

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Responsible Filmmaking

When I stumbled onto this HDSLR technology, I realized within minutes of using the technology that it was a “game changer” and the rulebook had to be thrown out...

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Camera Stabilization

I walked into Samy’s Camera last week and a camera assistant was mounting gyros on the 5D to stabilize the camera. She was getting beaten up by the...

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The Power of Focus

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...

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HurlBlog Sound Guru: Gene Martin

We are so excited to feature our first guest blogger Gene Martin on the HurlBlog. Whenever I am asked about a specialty such as sound, specifically sound with the...

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Picture Style: How Do You Choose?

I am frequently asked about picture style. There are so many internet sites making RAW picture styles, Flat picture styles, Panavision Genesis Picture Styles and all the picture...

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Tim’s Visit To Bandito Brothers

Tim was the second place winner for our “Where’s the 5D” online contest. He came to Bandito Brothers this week to meet me for lunch. It was an amazing...

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Meeting With Students At Emerson College

What a fun time it was last week at Emerson College! Professor Bosmajian's advanced cinematography class was fantastic! I showed footage from the undercover Navy SEAL movie to have...

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Where’s the 5D?

Remember reading Where's Waldo when you were a kid? We had so much fun playing a similar game to test your vision and your response was overwhelming! Thank-you for...

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"A Dark Fairy Tale"

At Hurlbut Visuals, two of our core values are commitment and collaboration. We are helping to spread the word about director Joshua Sallach's latest movie, an untitled "Dark Fairy...

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Nikon Lenses: Sharp and Soft

I love lenses and examining the subtle differences with each one so I am confident in the resulting image. Nikon lenses are sharp with a little softer contrast than the...

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