About Us

Welcome to Local Lens, where we believe that every travel moment deserves to be captured beautifully. Founded in 2014 with a mission to eliminate the hassle of bad tourist selfies and reliance on strangers, Local Lens offers a unique solution for travelers worldwide. Our network of hand-picked professional photographers serves as friendly guides, ensuring you not only get stunning photos but also an immersive experience in your destination. Say goodbye to awkward tourist selfies and hello to memories that last a lifetime.

Why Local Lens

Local Lens is more than just a photography serviceโ€”it’s a testament to the power of personalized travel experiences. Whether it’s a romantic anniversary, a memorable family trip, or a once-in-a-lifetime proposal, Local Lens is there to ensure your moments are immortalized in the most beautiful way possible.

Over the past 10 years, we’ve:

  • Expanded our reach across six continents ๐ŸŒ
  • Partnered with over 500 talented photographers ๐Ÿ“ท
  • Successfully completed over 15,000 unforgettable photoshoots! ๐ŸŽŠ
  • Experienced exponential growth despite the pandemic, with revenue skyrocketing by 10x from January 2020 to today. ๐Ÿ“ˆ

About the Founder

Meet Haley, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Local Lens. With a degree in RTF from the University of Texas at Austin, Haley’s entrepreneurial journey began long before she co-founded Local Lens in 2014, working previously at various startups, including Vital Farms, Emilime, Alliance Abroad, and Resolute Fitness. She’s steered the company through remarkable milestones, including our appearance on Shark Tank in 2016, showcasing her innovative spirit and the unique vision behind our company. Her leadership has been instrumental in assembling a team of 80% women, all fully remote, with team members based in several cities between New York, Mexico, Europe, and Thailand. This diverse and dynamic team reflects Haley’s commitment to fostering creativity, collaboration, and inclusivity in every aspect of our business.

Join Us

Are you a talented photographer looking to join a global community of creatives? Apply today! Local Lens is always on the lookout for passionate individuals to join our team. Join us in our mission to redefine travel photography and create unforgettable memories for our clients. And for travelers seeking a unique way to explore their destination, don’t hesitate to book your Local Lens experience today!


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