About

Abhishek Hajela is known as a Travel Photographer whose images are a tribute to the world, with its simplicities, stories and in all its vivid technicolour glory!

“Photography comes with human connections. I don’t just take a photo and walk away – one must take the time to talk, wait and observe this great game of life," he says.

Abhishek is associated with brands such as Olympus, Manfrotto and Go Pro in India; and in conjunction with them he organises photo trips apart from photography workshops and exhibitions.
 
The recipient of the prestigious Nikon World Photography Award in the Emerging Talent Category for 2010-2011, for his photo titled ‘Just before the sacred dip in the Ganges’. The photo was also featured in the American photography magazine - Outdoor Photographer.

He leads and develops experiential and immersive Photography Tours, both in India and abroad; and works closely with a number of US based photographers such as Epic Photo Tours by Herb Leventon, Nomad Hill by Andy Biggs, Pixel Chrome by Jeremy Woodhouse, Photo Quest Adventures by Mirjam Evers and Pixel Chrome by Jeremy Woodhouse; and photographers David Wells and Frank Smith.

Abhishek’s work has been published in print and digital editions of renowned publications such as The Lonely Planet India, National Geographic Traveller India, The Hindustan Times, Mail Today, HT Mint Lounge, Air India Magazine, Asia Spa magazine, California Bride Magazine and Air India In-flight magazine.

His work was also displayed at the Indian Photography Festival in Hyderabad and under the Indian Society of Arts in JPD gallery in Vienna. He has also exhibited at the acclaimed venue, National Center for Performing Arts in Mumbai, with Nikon.

His project on Spiritual India (The Naga Sadhus – Naked Saints) was short-listed by the National Geographic "All Roads Photography Program"

The Indian Ministry of Tourism also uses a number of his travel images for the Incredible India! Campaign on an on-going basis.

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