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.
The locations and experiences were absolutely amazing! What a great way to see Morocco. Fabulous insights working with knowledgeable guides. Open Doors Morocco went out of their way to see to our every need and whim. I can’t praise them enough. This rates right up there as one of my best trips ever!
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
My trip to Thailand with TGL was truly something that I will treasure dearly, both from the perspectives of travel photography and volunteer work with a non-profit organization. There really is power in numbers – we were welcomed in many places that would have been a bit more difficult to visit as solo or coupled ... Read More