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.
I travelled to Jordan with TGL in 2014, the trip was absolutely incredible, not only did we visit and volunteer with 2 great NGOs, we marked off many “bucket list” items in one epic trip. I highly recommend travelling with TGL, especially if you are not familiar with the country they are travelling to. They organise everything and make sure ... Read More
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
My trip with TGL to Nicaragua went beyond all expectations that I had. I am a new photographer who before the trip was afraid to take my camera off of automatic. Throughout the week, I found myself having so much fun learning how to shoot on manuel with the Nicaraguan teens I was partnered with that I forgot all the ... Read More