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Producer Tip Week #11 | Hero

Posted by on Mar 27th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #11 | Hero

Have you ever noticed how gosh darn windy it is in most superhero flicks?  Anybody who fashions a cape or flowing locks of hair seem to be followed by rogue gusts of wind originating from an unknown location… even in places like a windowless warehouse it seems.  Mysteries of where the wind comes from aside, it does add some flair to any superhero entrance be it an underground lair or the lofty back alleys of Gotham.  I have a tip to give you the power over “hero wind” In order to record maximum hero status (or any covergirl...

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Producer Tip Week #10 |Time Lapse

Posted by on Mar 12th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #10 |Time Lapse

Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the camera “Ever wonder how videos can capture an opening flower or catch the sunrise and sunset in one sitting? Well it is because of time-lapse photography and you can do it too! Jeff Meyer, writer for Digital Camera World, has laid out a brief overview of how time lapse videos work as well as how to create your own backdrop for personal videos. Check it out with this link:http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/2012/10/03/time-lapse-photography-how-to-shoot-stunning-sequences-without-any-hassle/...

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Best Pals: New Community Cat Room!

Posted by on Mar 20th, 2015 in Best Pals, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Best Pals: New Community Cat Room!

Check out the brand new Community Cat Room at the Humane Society of Carroll County! It currently features free roaming kitties, so you or any visitor can interact and play with the animals in a wide open space. Stop in to the Humane Society today to see all of the cats playing in their natural environment and visit the other cuddly creatures available for adoption!

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Let’s Celebrate John Baugher

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2015 in Celebrate, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Let’s Celebrate John Baugher

The Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals selected Francis Scott Key High School principal John Baugher as the Maryland State Principal of the Year. Baugher, principal at FSK since 2010, is committed to moving the school forward academically and to following the vision “build the best high school in the state of Maryland and beyond.” He works to provide leadership development in staff, to increase community involvement through an Advisory Council comprised of parents and community members, and to keep a constant openness to new...

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Pet of the Week: Everest

Posted by on Mar 12th, 2015 in Best Pals, News/Blog | 0 comments

Pet of the Week: Everest

Come by the Humane Society of Carroll County to meet Everest. Everest is a beautiful medium size spayed female. She is about 2 1/2 years old and is a unique mixed breed. She is a fun loving dog that would make a great family pet. If you have another dog, bring them with you to meet her to be sure that they can be friends. Stop by to see Everest and her other furry friends...

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African American Read-In

Posted by on Mar 10th, 2015 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

African American Read-In

Carroll County Public Schools, Carroll County Chapter of the NAACP, and Carroll County Public Library partnered to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting an African American Read-In at the Carroll Arts Center Wednesday night. Students from Century High School performed Jazz Music during the reception. Book displays created by CCPS media specialists and staff from the Carroll County Public Library showcased books written by African American writers. Gift cards from local bookstores and books donated by Penguin...

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Producer Tip Week #9 |Heat up the Ol’ Pan!

Posted by on Mar 4th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #9 |Heat up the Ol’ Pan!

Is a useless pan ruining your video project like a useless pan would ruin a lovely stir fry dinner?  Well I have found some helpful tips and tricks to make your latest video delicious!  Use a rubber band attached to the arm of the tripod for smoother pans!  Easy, cheap, and inspired thinking.  You may find yourself needing some hints of how to angle and frame your shot to accompany these savory smooth pans.  Well we are helping out with that too!  Let us know if you have any more questions.   Credits:...

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Tiger Cub & Bear Pack 631 visits CMC

Posted by on Mar 4th, 2015 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Tiger Cub & Bear Pack 631 visits CMC

The Bears and Tigers of pack 631 came to our facility to check out how we produce community television! They even came into the studio and helped us create a program starring them. If you are interested in getting your cub scout/ girl scout pack involved, let us know....

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Beyond the Lawn: Landscaping for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies

Posted by on Mar 11th, 2015 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Beyond the Lawn: Landscaping for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies

Get ready for spring and watch this informative presentation! Carolyn Puckett, Master Gardener and Master Naturalist, speaks about landscaping with thoughtful garden designs for the...

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Beyond the Lawn: Integrated Deer and Pest Management

Posted by on Mar 23rd, 2015 in News/Blog | 0 comments

Beyond the Lawn: Integrated Deer and Pest Management

Watch this informative presentation by Steve Allgeier, Home Horticulture Consultant and Master Gardener Coordinator. Steve will share techniques that can help control deer and other pests in your landscape in any easy and affordable...

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Beyond the Lawn: Caring for Your Trees

Posted by on Mar 2nd, 2015 in News/Blog | 0 comments

Beyond the Lawn: Caring for Your Trees

Steve Allgeier, Home Horticulture Consultant and Master Gardener Coordinator, presents a “Caring for Your Trees” seminar. Anyone can plant a tree but do you know what it takes to keep it growing strong? Watch this informative presentation to gain an understanding of the needs of your...

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Producer Tip Week #8 | Look! A Shortcut!

Posted by on Feb 26th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #8 | Look! A Shortcut!

  This week’s tip is all about speedy editing.  If you want to completely master the software that you are using, shortcut keys are a necessity!  Shortcut keys allow you to edit quickly by removing time consuming mouse strokes.  It may not sound like moving a mouse around would add too much time but when you are editing for hours, the time wasted on mouse movements definitely adds up.  You could spend this time doing other things like starting your next video project with us! Adobe Premiere Pro CC...

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