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 long 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 across three cities in India.

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

He is part of the Wonderful Machine Network and is also signed as an Exclusive Contributor with Getty Images Custom Content.

Find his current location on Blink

Specialist in

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

Select Publications

  • Forbes India
  • 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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