Ajay Sood runs ‘Travelure‘ - a travel stories website. He is a photographer with Getty and the 2016 winner of OSM (Outlook Social Media) ‘Photographer of the Year’ by Outlook Magazine. Prior to his travel photography stint, inning, he worked for 27 years with numerous advertising agencies like Ogilvy, Lowe (earlier Lintas), Contract, Rediffusion, etc.
Ajay Sood’s articles are regularly published in travel, in-flight, and photography publications like Condé Nast Traveller, Huffington Post, JetWings, Travel3Sixty°, Smart Photography, Taj Magazine, GoGetter, etc.
Besides running ‘Travelure’, Ajay, a self-taught photographer, shares his photography learnings across the globe through travel media conferences like TBEX Europe 2016 (Stockholm), TBEX Asia 2016 (Manila), TBEX International 2017 (Jerusalem), and TBEX North America 2017 (Huntsville, AL). He recently spoke on ‘The 7 Deadly Sins of Travel Photography’ at TBEX Europe 2018 (Ostrava, Czech Republic). Some of this learning is also shared by him on ‘Travelure’.
Ibn Battuta’s famous saying – ‘Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller’ is what aptly describes his journey. He has travelled across 40 countries to narrate stories that inspire, guide, and provide answers to travellers.