Abin Alex

Other than being the founder of Creative Hut Institute of Photography, Abin Alex is an inventor and an educator, whose camera has not only captured candid life but also inspired many photography aspirants to follow his path.

Abin Alex, a post graduate in Design and an MBA in Design Management, is a photography enthusiast from God's own country, Kerala. In order to seize the right moment from right angle, he has travelled far and wide through India for portraits, documentaries, architecture, product and wildlife photography.

In 2007, Abin started the Creative Hut Institute Of Photography, located in the very picturesque land of lakes and letters- Kottayam, Kerala. Furthermore, he founded a non-profitable trust, National Education and Research Foundation to promote photography and its pedagogy.

Abin likes sharing the knowledge and inner workings of photography and to streamline this process, has conducted research and developed the simplest yet innovative resources to facilitate learning for photography enthusiasts. He achieved this through the creation of the world's first historic calendar of photography, the biggest and most unique photography wheel and the first photography game with a team of photography enthusiasts. 

Abin has won a series of accolades and gained recognition over a period of time for his work. He was featured in the Limca Book of Records, the National Book of Records, the India Book of Records, the Asia Book of Records, the Miracle World Records, and the Indian Achiever Book of Records for his contribution to the field of photography. He received the Visionary Leader Award by the Career Options Award for “Excellence in Education”. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by World Records University in 2015. In 2016, Abin was awarded the Vidya Shiromani Award by Score More foundation.