Editorial + Commercial Photographer

Parikshit Rao was born in Bangalore and made in Mumbai, but is most at ease when he is on the move.

He has worked as a travel photographer and writer for Indian and international magazines since 2006.

During his 3-year stint as Senior Photographer with Time Out Mumbai, he introduced the magazine's readers to many of the city's secrets. He has worked with Microsoft as a Photo Editor for MSN's US team and also led and mentored the visual content team at Little Black Book as National Photo Editor.

Parikshit is currently a freelance photographer + writer and works out of Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh and New Delhi, India.

He is also signed up as an Exclusive Contributor with Getty Images Custom Content.

Find his current location on Blink

Specialist in

  • Corporate Lifestyle
  • Brand Narrative
  • Portraiture
  • Social Documentary
  • Editorial Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Architecture + Interior photography
  • Travel photography & Writing
  • Content Writing & Editing

Select Publications

  • The Indian Quarterly
  • PM Network (PMI magazine)
  • Discover India
  • Perfect Strangers
  • National Geographic Traveller, India & US Edition
  • Architectural Digest
  • CommonwealthWriters.org
  • Motherland
  • Jetwings
  • SpiceRoute
  • Tiger Tales
  • GQ
  • BBC Good Food
  • Rolling Stone, India
  • India Today Travel Plus
  • Outlook Traveller Guidebooks
  • Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

Commercial Clients

  • Tree of Life Resorts, India
  • Thinkso, NY
  • Mindtree - India & US
  • Rani & Reine, Germany
  • Hotel Naggar Delight 
  • Summer Cottages
  • Crimson Hotels, India
  • Shubhashray Housing, India
  • Pizza Express, Mumbai
  • Di Napoli, Mumbai
  • The Table, Mumbai
  • Shockk, Mumbai

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