VJ Sharma, Founder & Chief blogger, PHOTO JOURNEY
VJ is the Founder of Travelling Camera, the place where he has been recording his travel experiences, life experiences, gadget reviews, and technology hacks for over 10 years. With more than 9 million page views till date, the blog is now a well-recognized platform in the Indian Blogging space. VJ was introduced to travel early by his maternal grandfather who was posted with Indian Railways and with whom VJ travelled throughout India on the train. Photography too followed soon when his father bought a Rolleiflex camera and a curious VJ started playing around with it. From curiosity, his fascination with photography evolved into a hobby and, soon after, into much more. His photographs have featured in exhibitions, dailies like The Hindu, The Times of India, and Hindustan Times, and in prestigious magazines such as National Geographic, Conde Nast, Better Photography, Lonely Planet, Terrascape, Railbandhu etc.
VJ's travel experiences range from scaling arduous and dangerous treks to covering fast-paced mountain motor-sporting events. From the pristine lush-green valleys of Kashmir to the sandy-rocky beaches of
Kerala, he has explored them all. You can read about these experiences on Travelling Camera. Photography remains his main motivation and reward for travelling. An Adobe-Certified Expert in Adobe Lightroom, VJ is also an expert trainer in photo organization and editing using Adobe Lightroom. A staunch advocate of responsible tourism, VJ actively promotes clean travel through his blogs and photographs.
Consulting Editor (Vibha Malhotra, Founder, Literature Studio)
Vibha is the Editor and Blogger at Travelling Camera. She is an author, poet, book reviewer, and traveler, who loves exploring new cultures, trying various cuisines, and learning new languages. Apart from English, Hindi, and Punjabi, she knows a bit of French and Japanese. Travel became a part of Vibha's life at the age of two when she accompanied her parents and elder sister on a bus trip from Nepal to Kanyakumari. After innumerable family trips while she was in school, Vibha graduated to solo travel when she started working. She has travelled solo through parts of Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. Internationally, she has explored most of the UK and some part of California, US, alone. She is especially fond of the Isle of Skye and draws inspiration from its desolate landscapes and haunting lochs.
Apart from Travelling Camera, Vibha's work has been published in Muse India, Tipton Poetry Journal, The Luxembourg Review, and Wasafiri, and in dailies such as The Times of India, Ceylon Today, and Dhaka Tribune. Know Your Worth, Vibha's debut book as a co-author, was published by General Press and was an Amazon Bestseller. As an editor, she has edited more than 20 international books, including Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family, Hot Bikes, Cool Cars, The Train Book, All About Everything, Sailing Essentials, and The Little Course series, all published by the renowned publisher Dorling Kindersley (Penguin Random House). She has independently edited Kathryn Brettell's award-winning memoir The Olive Picker.