Meet the Mentor: Ayush Ranka


Ayush joins us from Bangalore.He’s independent photographer based in Bangalore, India, with over 11 years of photographic experience and has worked in Travel, Editorial, Portraiture, Corporate, Industrial photography and work of a photo-journalistic nature.

That makes our tally of photographers 17 . And we are still looking to increase our roster . Here’s more about Ayush.


Urbanization, Human Rights & Culture are topics he likes to work with. Ayush believes that in a true democracy everybody has a right to a life with dignity regardless of their background. These motivations are a conduit for the exploration about life that comes easy to some and is almost impossibly arduous for others.

Whether he is shooting a transgender festival in a rural Tamil Nadu or taking portraits of leading corporate personalities, Ayush is a seasoned photographer for all reasons. He was accepted by Getty Images in 2013 as part of their roster of freelance photographers. He was selected as one of the top ten short-listed photographers of the Redux Scholarship for the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Manali, India, 2009. He was head faculty for photography, 2007-09, at National Institute of creative Communication (NICC), which is also the official Canon Pro Center in Bangalore.

His commercial clients include Volvo, NestlĂ©, UVEX (Germany), and Azim Premji Foundation among others. He has been published in The New York Times, GQ (India), Financial Times Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Architectural Digest and Femina Magazine. Ayush likes to take up challenging projects whether it’s a commercial assignment or work of an editorial and photo-journalistic nature.

Ayush will be joining us from Bangalore.

About happy camera club

Happy camera club is an initiative brought upon by a thought to teach the less privileged basic aspects of a skill like photography which further can be used by them in their day to day life. To leave them with an additional skill set to choose from. A win-win situation ,we aim to work with organizations and people who support this cause.
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