Specs Howard School of Media Arts Blog

Where you find insights into the Media Arts industries!

    Specs Howard 48th Anniversary

    Posted by Holly Krause on Sun, Jan 14, 2018
    Founder, Specs Howard, in 1989 Since its inception, Specs Howard has been dedicated to providing hands-on training in the media industries. Take a ...
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    Topics: Radio, Digital Media Arts, Specs Howard, Graphic Design, Broadcast Media Arts, 48 anniversary, tv

    Grad Story: Josh Campos

    Posted by Theodore Cole Anderson on Mon, Mar 27, 2017
      Meet Specs Howard Digital Media Arts graduate Josh Campos. Josh started his journey in the media industry here at The Specs Howard School of Media ...
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    Topics: Grad Stories, digital media industry, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, video production

    Industry Tips: What is Native ISO?

    Posted by Theodore Cole Anderson on Fri, Mar 3, 2017
     
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, camera techniques, native iso, ISO, industry tips, video production

    Industry Tips: Achieving the Cinematic Film Look on a DSLR

    Posted by Specs Intern on Fri, Feb 3, 2017
     
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    Topics: dslr, Digital Media Arts, Film, Lighting, videography, cinematography, color grading, tips, composition, white balance, dynamic range, shutter speed, ISO

    And The Winner Is....

    Posted by Holly Krause on Tue, Oct 25, 2016
      On October 20th, filmmakers from around Detroit gathered at a viewing party for WDIV Local 4's Film Challenge Detroit. With over 100 entries, the ...
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    Topics: Detroit, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, Film, film festival, movies, sundance film festival, detroit film, film challenge detroit, channel 4, local 4

    How Lighting Affects Mood

    Posted by Specs Intern on Mon, Oct 17, 2016
    Many different techniques and tricks have been used over the years to strike up a certain mood or emotional reaction from an audience. One of the ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, Film, Color, Lighting, Lighting Techniques, dma, intensity, mood, direction

    3 Tips for Creative Videography

    Posted by Jake Webb on Mon, Sep 12, 2016
    Have you ever watched a film and wondered, "How did they do that?" Well, while many filmmakers have their secret tricks that have yet to be ...
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    Topics: digital media industry, dslr, Digital Media Arts, Digital Media, videography, vertigo, speed ramping, camera techniques, dolly zoom, lens wacking, dolly technique

    So, Which Camera Should I Buy?

    Posted by Keith Bedore on Tue, Jun 7, 2016
    The surge in popularity of using DSLR and mirrorless cameras to shoot video means there are hundreds of affordable quality cameras on the market. How ...
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    Topics: BMA, dslr, Digital Media Arts, Film, Freelance, dma, sensor, 4k, camera, lens

    6 Trends in the Evolution of Digital Video and Web Design

    Posted by Amy Brown on Tue, Jun 16, 2015
    Today's computer based technology is quickly evolving each and every year. The ways we shop, read news stories, watch television, and communicate ...
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Media Events, Graphic Design

    Freestyle Friday : The Wedding Video Playbook

    Posted by Amy Brown on Thu, Mar 19, 2015
    Join us for our next DMA Freestyle Friday!  
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    Topics: Digital Media Arts, Freestyle Friday, Wedding videography

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