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Digital Media Literacy Non-Profit to Fast Pitch in Final Round of “Advance San Diego”

Outside the Lens, Digital Media Literacy Non-Profit for At-Risk Youth, to Fast Pitch in Final Round of “Advance San Diego” Out of 67 applications, and 30 semi-finalists, Outside the Lens—an arts and digital media literacy non-profit—has been selected by San Diego Social Venture Partners, a local non-profit giving organization, to be a finalist at “Advance […]

The photo tip this time around is about height, what height you are shooting at. And a lot of us take photos directly at whatever our natural height is, maybe a little bit lower, maybe a little bit higher if you’re shooting a big group or something. But specifically for summer photos, for kids and […]

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Random Acts of Kindness – It’s not Just for Friends In a fast paced environment like Carmel Valley, and in an age when 1 day service is painfully slow, we tend to grab what we need and run.  I know I’d rather get it from Amazon than jump in the car if I can, but […]

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Hey guys, Natalia, Full Circle Images here. Thanks for joining me again and happy June, happy summer in San Diego. I hope you’re as excited as I am. I’m here today in Del Mar on the beach, and I wanted to give you a quick little tip that you can use anywhere, any time, but […]

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If you graduated from high school in the U.S. or Canada, you’ve had a senior portrait made for the yearbook.  If that year of graduation was between 1950 and about 1975, it was probably black and white, was a smiling, head and shoulders portrait, probably in a suit or fake tux for the boys, and maybe […]

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With the rising cost of higher education, high school seniors are looking for scholarships, even at Carmel Valley schools like Torrey Pines and Canyon Crest. Both schools have chapters of Dollars for Scholars, which helps several students annually with scholarships of $500 to $1,000. To see more about these scholarships, be sure to visit the […]

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Because of their large selection of the finest quality custom framing choices, the artisans are able to create a unique frame that will truly highlight and showcase your artwork, pictures, and other precious memorabilia.  No matter what the occasion calls for, Art & Framing by Munro Gallery can put together a gorgeous custom piece for you!  […]

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OK, OK, technically it’s the San Diego County Fair, but it’s certainly right up the crowded freeway from Carmel Valley!  All of us at Keane Studios have been taking turns being in our booth in the Exhibit Hall, so I thought we’d share some insights about what it’s like to be behind the scenes.  We […]

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Grab Your Camera: Sign- Up For Summer Workshops & Camps Grab your camera and join Outside the Lens this summer for hands-on workshops and summer camps.  Learn to navigate the buttons on your digital SLR or master the elements of a great film, our classes will take your media skills to the next level.  Any […]

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As a 20 year resident of Carmel Valley, I did not arrive in a covered wagon, but I do feel like a pioneer of sorts.  We moved Keane Studios to the Piazza Carmel center in 1993, only ten years after construction first began in “North City West.”  For those of you who have arrived in […]

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For all of you who have been around Carmel Valley since the “pioneer days” of the 80’s and 90’s, you may remember that Keane Studios used to be located next to Baskin Robbins, where the Chase bank is now.  Ever since then, we have photographed your little ones with bunnies, and more recently baby ducks […]

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The message is not spoken, but written, chalk-scrawled on a bubble-shaped blackboard while the three boys smile at the camera manned by an Outside the Lens Youth Councilor, making humorous hand gestures.  Their grins may have been comedic, but their message is true and solemn.  It may not have meant much to them at the […]

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