OTL Blog

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

Keep It Reel Video Premiere!

Written by OTL Volunteers on March 29 2011

Last night, people gathered to watch the Keep It Reel Documentary Premiere! The movie, made completely by middle and high school students at the Monarch School, features the stories of the students themselves. Read Post


Amp Up Middle School After School Conference

Written by OTL Volunteers on March 29 2011

Outside The Lens attended and gave a presentation to the entire Amp Up Middle School After School Conference! The conference featured engaging workshops, keynote presentations, youth performances, and networking opportunities. Read Post


Picture it Healthy Wraps up the Show!

Written by Niki Even on March 28 2011

Outside the Lens finishes up the Picture it Healthy Project! Check out key snapshots from the YouTube video. Read Post


Winners Announced! Healthy Communities Photo Contest

Written by OTL Volunteers on March 24 2011

Stephen Mariucci's "Jump the Sun" takes first place! The 3 Winning photos will hang on the wall at Fiji Yogurt in Linda Vista, and don't be surprised if you see the honorable mentions up on this page! Read Post


First Installment of Connect Lecture Series!

Written by Elisa Marusak Thomson on March 23 2011

The First Installment of OTL's Connect Lecture Series went perfectly yesterday! Debi Spindelman gave a touching talk on her OTL work in Kenya at the Daraja Academy for Girls. Read Post


Photo Contest Submissions

Written by Niki Even on March 07 2011

We're receiving some great photos for this week's Outside the Lens/Alpha Chi Omega Photo Contest at Fiji Yogurt (Linda Vista)... Keep on submitting! The deadline is Thursday to win some fun prizes! Read Post


Picture R Town!

Written by Niki Even on March 02 2011

Here's some photos from Picture R Town, an event that Outside the Lens put on last weekend with the La Jolla Historical Society. All photos shown were taken by Youth Photographers! Read Post


The Second Session of Picture it Healthy is in Full Swing!

Written by OTL Volunteers on February 28 2011

OTL teachers educate 5th and 6th graders from five different schools in a photovoice project that helps students learn the basics of photography, document parts of their neighborhood (walking field trips) and learn about healthy eating and active lifestyles. Read Post


OTL Interns Rock their Presentations

Written by OTL Volunteers on February 22 2011

OTL's amazing interns have presented some dynamic and engaging presentations lately! Check out these photographs of Kaitlyn and Eliza! Read Post


Muralist Mike Maxwell

Written by Niki Even on February 20 2011

One of our OTL interns, M Olivia Burd, interviewed the local artist Mike Maxwell today at theHIVE ("communal working digs for independent urban creatives") where his new mural can be seen...check out Mike on their website! Read Post


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