Kate Havercroft and Colby BrownThe 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.

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.

Amanda M.

My time in Thailand was inspiring. I learned so much from my group leaders and fellow team members, and feel honored to be part of the first all-women TGL excursion, especially because we had the opportunity to work with girls at COSA, and hopefully contribute to fighting against human trafficking and sex trafficking. This is ... Read More
Amanda M.

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. ... Read More
Armando G.

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