Our history traces back to 2010.
Same time as we started crafting the future.
We help you explore, observe and express.
Because it's time to live. Now.
We are led by passionate people.
Because passion breeds excellence.
We have trained more than 9000 people.
We have the largest camera rent inventory.
We lead tours across six continents.
We stop at nothing. Not even the best.
We are India's numero uno travel-and-photography company.
Literally second to none.

About Us

Who we are and what we do.

Toehold logo

Toehold is India’s numero uno travel and photography company, offering high-quality photography-oriented travel and other services.

As India’s first full-fledged photography-equipment-rental service and leading provider of Photography WorkshopsPhoto ToursKids Events, Camera Rentals and Personalised Vacations, Toehold is a one-stop shop for photography professionals and enthusiasts alike, serving as a catalyst of excellence to help thousands discover the joy of travel and self-expression.

Toehold’s commitment to quality is rooted in the illustrious team of professionals whose considerable acclaim in photography preceded its inception in 2010. Since then Toehold has been the leader in delivering the best-in-class travel experience by combining education, resources and fun on the go.

Our Values



We strive to be and remain the country’s best provider of photography and photography-oriented travel services.



We aim, uncompromisingly and constantly, to nurture the trustworthiness our brand is a synonym for.



We relentlessly pursue uniqueness and scale greater heights of excellence in all the services we offer.


Customer Satisfaction

The very reason Toehold exists is to be a support to our customers to reach the summit.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be your toehold – serve as a critical support for your ascent all the way to the summit, to make photography accessible to everyone. We endeavour to realise our vision through your success, by equipping you with the expertise and the tools you need at every step of your journey.

Our Mission

Our abiding mission is to empower customers with the requisite knowledge, tools and expert assistance, and achieve their creative potential through the pursuit of travel and photography. As a passionate and ambitious company, we aim to achieve this through a combination of innovation; diligence in planning and execution; and by building partnerships with the best resources to realize our paramount mission of delivering the ultimate customer-experience.

Our Services

The higher you go, the wider you see. Climb on the pinnacle of travel and photography. Summit up.
Toehold Academy

Learn Photography

Toehold’s weekend workshops in many cities is how over 10,000 photo enthusiasts have embraced photography.

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Camera Rent

Camera Rentals

Hundreds of photo-enthusiasts trust Toehold to empower them with photography gear.

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Children/Teens Camps & Workshops

Let your young ones engage in fun and adventure through our photography and wildlife camps.

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Photo Travel

Photography Tours

Travel with Toehold’s expert photographers across the globe on Photography Tours.

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Personalized Vacations

Toehold’s experts will tailor-make your travel experiences across the globe.

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Shop photography accessories and products in our merchandise store.

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Our Offices and Stores

Recent Press and Media Features

Our Founder

Jayanth Sharma
Jayanth Sharma

CEO & Co-Founder. Award-winning Wildlife Photographer.

Jayanth Sharma is renowned as a prolific producer of consistently stunning imagery – the kind that is planned in a studio and executed outdoors. 

Effortlessly combining natural history and fine-art elements, Jayanth brings back rarely seen perspectives from the little-visited domains and far corners of the natural world.

Our Stores

Bengaluru Store and Head Office

No. 51 SGP Park View 5th Floor, 5th Main 36th Cross

5th Block Jayanagar, Near R. V. Road Metro Station,

Above Alchemy Coffee Roasters,

Bengaluru, Karnataka 560041

Mumbai Store

No. S-30 2nd Floor Phoenix Market City,

Lal Bahadur Shastri Road,

Kamani Kurla West,

Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070

Pune Store

Business Guild, #304, 3rd Floor,

Opposite to Hotel Wadeshwar,

Law College Road,

Eradwane, Pune:411004.

Reach Us.

It’s easy. Call us toll-free on 1800-1200-901 (Monday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) or simply fill this form, and we’ll get back to you like the whirring wind.