The 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.
TGL: Nicaragua was well organized and prepared, I had a great experience and I can’t wait to go on another trip with the awesome TGL team!
The Giving Lens was exactly what I was looking for and simultaneously nothing that I could prepare for. On paper, it combined all of my passions: a unique travel experience, photography, and a chance to make a difference in a community or with an organization. In reality, there was so much more. Our partner NGO brought to our attention the … Read More
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.