Kate Mulligan and Colby BrownThe Giving Lens offers one-of-a-kind international travel photography workshops, with a humanitarian twist: during the trip we volunteer our time and photographic talents to a local, grassroots Non-Profit documenting their work and issues, as well as teaching photography as a tool for empowerment, self-confidence, personal creativity, and more; we then embark on a travel photography focused journey through this amazing country, though always looking to depart from the beaten path and seeking instead authentic encounters, real experiences, cultural immersion, with a focus on responsible travel and respect for the culture and environment.  Post-trip share the images and the profits with the NGO. It’s an adventure, a journey, and a vision

Armando G.

TGL: Peru was a life changing experience. There is no doubt about that.  I now have first hand knowledge on how photography can change your life and become something very meaningful. I left home with the happy expectation that we would work mostly with the kids and whatever time we had left we would devote to photography. I figured that there would … Read More

Armando G.

Linda M

As someone who has done four travel photography tours with TGL, you might call me a fan. I think of myself as someone who recognizes the value of priceless experiences in a supportive environment. I can hardly wait for my next trip!

Joseph E.

I have never been more moved as a person than I was in Tanzania with The Giving Lens. I believe this trip will change your life for the better, and though it is a tough trip it is worth every second. I love my new friends and family.

Joseph E.

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