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Photography Seminar

Last Saturday marked the end of our week long photography seminar here at YWAM Los Angeles. Luis Maximiano, a talented and well known photojournalist from Brazil taught everything from the technical use of your camera & shooting techniques, to photography history, to practical advise on how to start a business. The students had class with him in the morning, and then went out to shoot every afternoon. From the Arts District to Santa Monica, they had a great time exploring Los Angeles with their cameras. They were also given an assignment where they were paired with a staff member here and asked to document in a very photojournalistic and storytelling format what an average “Day in the Life” looked like for that particular person. The students had a great time, we had a great time, and if you scroll through to the bottom you can see some exciting news about the future.

Here are some of the shots the students captured throughout the week:

// Madi Robson

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Impact DTS

Students from our Impact DTS graduate this saturday! They have returned from outreach last week. Here are some of their thoughts about the DTS experience as a whole.

“During lecture phase I got more head knowledge about who God is and his character. I had the chance to build a closer relationship with Him because of devotional time. My prayer life changed because I learned that if you pray, God moves into your life, have faith that God will answer your prayers even if He delays. During this time God really spoke to me and He is moving in my life. I think everyone should do a DTS if you want to have a strong foundation about who God is. You will learn things that the church will never teach you. During outreach I discovered what my giftings are and now I have more confidence in communication. You can really see changes within yourself between lecture phase and outreach.”

     – Priscilla Thambiah went on outreach to the Philippines Read more

CSBS school coming to a close.

This is the last week of the Chronological School of Biblical Studies (CSBS). They will graduate on Saturday June 22!

This school started in September 2014, and for 9 months the students have been diligently studying all 66 books of the Bible. We wanted to hear from them on how these past months of diving into God’s word has effected them. Here are some of their reflections. 

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