The Giving Lens is an organization with a vision to see our three passions come together for a better world: travel, photography, and giving back. We do this by running one-of-a-kind international travel photography workshops, all of which are lead by professional photographers: during the trip we volunteer our time and talents to a local, grassroot Non-Profit; then we do workshops, shooting at once-in-a-lifetime locations most only dream of. We share the images, and the profits, with the NGO, and our participants return home, changed forever. It’s an adventure; a journey; and a vision.
TGL: Nicaragua was one of the best weeks of my life, hands down.
If you are looking for a photographic journey…with meaning…then TGL is something you should consider. Being able to pursue a hobby that I love in a new and interesting location is fantastic. Top that off with diving into the local culture, avoiding tourist areas, and…most importantly…creating a positive impact with local people makes TGL trips ... Read More
TGL: Peru was unlike any other trip I’ve ever been on. The fact that we were able to do two amazing things combined in one affordable trip was absolutely outstanding. The opportunity to expand my photography portfolio/skills, and the chance to help out in the community we were oh so fortunate to visit.. was amazing. ... Read More