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 TimeOut 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 and works out of New Delhi, Mumbai and Himachal Pradesh, India.

He is represented by Wonderful Machine and is also an exclusive contributor with Getty Images Custom Content.

Specialist in:

  • Editorial photography
  • Corporate lifestyle
  • Industrial photography
  • Portraits
  • Commercial photography
  • Food photography
  • Architecture + Interior photography
  • Social documentary
  • Travel photography & writing
  • Content writing & editing


  • Open Eye magazine, France
  • Forbes India
  • The Indian Quarterly
  • PM Network (PMI magazine)
  • Discover India
  • National Geographic Traveller, India & US Edition
  • Architectural Digest
  • CommonwealthWriters.org
  • Motherland
  • Jetwings
  • Rolling Stone, India
  • India Today Travel Plus
  • Outlook Traveller Guidebooks
  • Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag


  • Gen Digital, USA
  • Admiral Insurance, UK
  • Wasserfluss, India
  • The Studs Bar & Grill India
  • Tree of Life Resorts, India
  • Thinkso, New York
  • Mindtree - India & USA
  • Rani & Reine, Germany
  • Shubhashray Housing, India
  • Pizza Express, Mumbai
  • The Table, Mumbai

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