Aditya Katyal

Freelance Photographer & Outdoor Photograper

Location:Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Skills

RESUME of Aditya Katyal (

792 22ND MAIN 3RD CROSS, Delhi Address:
AGARA POST, SARJAPUR ROAD, B-187 Priyadarshini Vihar,
BANGALORE- 560102 Delhi 110092
MOBILE: 9632352490 Ph: 011-43098110
Still photography
Editing content for Movies, TV programs, Music and News Channels
Quick Selection of Visually communicating pictures
Negotiating of prices for Photo Rights & licensing
Editing live events such as Grammy awards, Oscars, American Music awards, SXSW

Tools: Photoshop, Gallery publishing tools, Photo researching, Omniture, Static images from videos

Work Experience:

Company Name : AOL Online India Ltd. Duration: Oct 2009 - Till date
Role: Photo Editor for Music, Movies and Entertainment for Team Size: 20 Photo Editors
I am working as Photo Editor for US AOL sites ( I handle content for different media like Movies, TV, Music, Entertainment and News Channels (, and I am responsible for handling photo requests for entertainment websites, galleries, posts and live coverage of events.
I have worked with generic sources as well as other major photo agencies such as Getty, Corbis to acquire best images. And later I process and optimize them. Have in-depth knowledge of photo rights and licensing, keeping in mind the price and have negotiated with vendors for the best pricing. Have been covering live events such as Grammy awards, Oscars, American Music awards, BET awards and fashion shows.
Worked for the following channels for AOL:

Company Name: Compare Infobase Ltd Duration: Feb. 2008 to June 2009
Role: Senior photographer & Team Leader
Team Size: 6 Photographers
Worked from February 2008 to June 2009 with Compare Infobase Ltd as Senior Photographer and Team Leader. Shooting travel, products, table top, food, events, dance, outdoor. Did key wording and editing of images in Photoshop. Also selection and uploading of images on websites.

Projects Handled – a journo site, covering all aspects of Indian news - a website of stock images website - an e-magazine.

For a view of my portfolio, kindly view the following

Company Name : Amit Pasricha Duration: 2003- Feb
Role: Photo editor, Photo enhancer, Photo stock keeper and image editor
Team Size: 3
Brief : Worked with renowned photographer Amit Pasricha for five years as a graphic designer and Photo editor, Photo enhancer, Photo stock keeper and image editor. Proficient at Photoshop, CorelDraw, Panorama stitching and Computer hardware.

Worked intensely on four major books of Amit Pasricha, namely The Monumental India Book, Mughal styles, Umaid Bhavan and The Horizons – Hundred years of Tatas.

Other Experience:

Worked as a freelance photographer, primarily on architectural, interiors, products events and travel photography. Also worked on a book NDTV@20 editing video stills into high resolution printable pictures.

Organized three Exhibitions at The India Habitat Center, Triveni and French Embassy.

Have dealt with most of the best publications in India and abroad at Amit Pasricha’s office in respect of requirement of images.

Doing digital photography mostly classical dancers, people, monuments, architecture, paintings and table top. Also working on conceptual photography for stock imagery.

Did training with Mudra communications for eight months and worked on campaigns for Samsung and Dainik Jagran.

Organized exhibitions and Art camps for Delhi Psychiatric Center, Preet Vihar.

Worked in Apollo Hospital as an architect.


? Counted as one of the best assistant by TIMES JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY in 2006 and works were also published.

? Got opportunity to work with Sushant School of art& architect as a Guest teacher for Photography in 2006.


Higher Secondary 1995 C.B.SE. – DELHI I
Senior Secondary 1997 C.B.SE. – DELHI I
B.A 2000 Delhi University II


Has been awarded certificates for
• Three years architecture from Ansal’s Sushant School of Art and Architecture.
• Autocad from Priyadarshini Institute


DATE OF BIRTH: 1ST Feb 1974, Delhi

FATHER’S NAME: Mr. Nand Katyal


LANGUAGES KNOWN: Hindi, English, Punjabi

PERSONAL STRENGTHS: Creative, Good communication skills, Believe in Team work, Patient.
HOBBIES: Travelling, sports, work in Art & Crafts & love for western music.

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Skills (2) Rating
Outdoor Photography