About Seva: Our Team

Photo by Jon Kaplan.

Our Photographers

All of the photographs in our website, Gifts of Sight catalog and cards have been graciously donated. Our heartfelt thanks go to the photographers for their generous contributions!

Partho Banerjee, Jay Blakesberg, Helena Blanco, Geoff Oliver Bugbee, Paul Courtright, Ellen Crystal, Matt Fitt, Terence Ford, Beth Goldberg, Jessica Grignon, Karl Grobl, Barbara "Txi" Hannah, Brian Harris, Alison M. Jones, Jon Kaplan, Don Klosterman, Cherie LaPointe, Susana Millman, Bob Minkin, Julie Nestingen, Mary Pember, Maria Porter, Joe Raffanti, Scott Ridgway, Tim Russo, Maura Santangelo, Martin Spencer, Yakira Teitel, Jennifer Ren Terry, Tibet Development Fund Staff, Dechen Tsering, Tsering Wangdui, Susie Weeks, Alexa Wilkie, Gabriel Wilkie-Rogers.

Featured Photographers

Jay Blakesberg
Jay is a well known rock'n roll photographer who is often featured in Rolling Stone and numerous other publications. Jay has generously been covering Seva's benefit concerts for many years.

Karl Grobl
On Karl's website you can take a tour of Seva's sight programs in Cambodia. You'll recognize many of the photos from our website and publications.

Brian Harris
Brian has made a huge contribution to our work over the years, having captured many wonderful shots of our programs around the world.

Scott Ridgway
Scott has a special passion for Native American culture, and uses his photography as a way of benefiting Native American communities.

Bob Minkin
Bob has captured wonderful images of Seva benefit concerts over the years.  You'll enjoy browsing his gallery.

Brenda Dawson Dove
Brenda is a Berkeley-based photojournalist who documents humanitarian efforts and events. She used to be a newspaper reporter and believes every photograph should tell a story.

Cambodian pediatric patient photo by Karl Grobl.

Seva Foundation

Portraits of Joy:
The Art of Jon Kaplan

Jon has been donating his work to Seva for over ten years.  You've probably admired his photos in our Gifts of Sight catalog and gift cards.

In this interview, Jon talks about the message he's trying to convey through his portrait photography — and how he gets people to smile!  Read more.

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