OTL Blog

The source for photography tips, student news, and exciting updates from OTL.

CxC in Bosnia-Herzegovina - A Student Perspective

Written by on September 25 2017

In the Cameras Across Cultures BiH program, Kimberly collaborated with local students from Bosnia-Herzegovina and American students to create a short narrative film, which screened at the opening of the Mediterranean Film Festival in Široki Brijeg. We chatted with Kimberly to talk about her about her first trip abroad, collaboration in film, what it’s like to climb mountains for two 5-second takes, and why Snapchat on the big screen is the next big thing in filmmaking. Read Post


5 Reason to go to Summer Camp!

Written by on June 06 2017

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Building Empathy Through Photography & Film

Written by Sadie Short on March 16 2017

Building Empathy Through Photography & Film: Exploring Immigration with 8th Grade Students at King-Chavez High School Read Post


Student Photography & Poetry Shines at SDSU Dual Language Symposium

Written by Ignatius Nguyen on March 13 2017

This January, tenth grade students from Outside the Lens’ Cameras in the Classroom program at Hoover High School were invited to perform their “Here I Am” spoken word piece at the Dual Language Symposium held at San Diego State University. Read Post


Anti-Trump Protesters Crash San Diego Airport

Written by Ryan Robson on January 31 2017

​Protesters gathered at the San Diego International Airport on Saturday, January 30 for a second day of resistance to President Trump’s ban on citizens from majority Muslim nations entering the U.S. Read Post


A Difference in Education

Written by Lucy Eagleson on December 20 2016

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A Passion in Photography

Written by on November 30 2016

The OTL experience through the eyes of our intern and youth council member, Kimberly! Read Post


Our Story Matters

Written by Elisa Marusak Thomson on November 10 2016

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My Journey Through the Lens

Written by Mandalyn Kime on October 17 2016

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Landscape Photography: What you need to know before you shoot!

Written by Raquel Mendoza on September 29 2016

Do you know the golden rule of landscape photography? Read Post


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