AJ Raina started learning photography in September 2007, never having assisted another photographer nor having studied photography professionally, he is self-taught. He studied Maths at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi and had a very brief stint in advertising. His key areas of interest are fashion, art, editorial, people and advertising photography. He has won multiple awards on the international photography circuit in this brief time he has been shooting. In the last 42 months he has won over 33 awards ranging from honors at the Hasselblad Masters in Copenhagen, Denmark (2008), the International Photography Awards (IPA) in Los Angeles (2008) and New York (2009), the World Photographic Arts (WPA) in London (2008), the Prix De La Photographie (PX3) in Paris, France (2009, 2010, 2011) and the Get Framed 2 (2010) competition in India.