Rakesh Malik

Rakesh Malik

Rakesh’s exploration into photography began with a trip to the Grand Canyon. The grandeur of the place inspired him to capture and share his experiences. Such grand places required a grand vision, so Rakesh began working with large format film cameras, which he continues to favor for his fine art stills. His love of travel and adventure have lead Rakesh to visit exotic and varied places, from cities such as Kiev and Ronda to wild places like the Serengeti, the Alaskan tundra, the Pampas of Patagonia, and even to lofty heights such as the summits of Mounts Kilimanjaro and Rainier. Lately, in spite of continuing to make captivating still images with film and digital cameras, Rakesh has been applying his photographic skills to motion pictures. While still striving to convey a story with each individual frame, he longer has the limitation of being bound to a single form to tell the story.

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These are strange times indeed in the world of processors. Read all about the Intel/AMD mashup here. 

The Dutti Dolly: built to last

Published in Production

 RedShark Review: Rakesh Malik gives his view on the tough, but very portable Dutti Dolly from Matthews.

Shooting 8K in the Himalayas

Published in Production

Keeping the power going for a location shoot can be trying even when you have ready access to chargers. But what do you do when you are thousands of feet up in the Himalayan mountain ranges and need to power everything from RED cameras to drones? Here's how Rakesh Malik took on the challenge.

Digital Anarchy aims to make transcription super easy

Published in Post & VFX

 Making video transcription easy would be a dream come true for many video producers. Digital Anarchy might have solved the problem with their Transcriptive plugin for Premiere Pro.

Rakesh Malik gives us his first impressions of the Tilta cage for Red DSMC2 cameras.

Are the fabled Processor Wars back again?

Published in Technology & Computing

AMD's ThreadRipper, Intel’s Core i9, Vega and Volta GPU launches, the future of computers is looking interesting again. Does this mean a return of the AMD vs Intel Processor War?

From vinyl to phones to lenses… to borrow a cliche: retro is in many ways the new black. But how far can we take this? Is there a market for a retro camera?

New Sigma and Tokina Cine lenses chase the high end

Published in Production

Sigma and Tokina have long held reputations for making lenses you'd buy for your Nikon or Canon camera when you couldn't afford "the real thing" but still needed some okay glass to shoot with. That is changing as new models become more than viable first choice lenses.

Currently a big hit on Kickstarter, Arsenal is billed as the first intelligent assistant for DSLR and mirrorless cameras and couples ultralight hardware with an impressively fully-featured iOS or Android app.

Sony adds to E-mount lens lineup

Published in Production

One of the factors that has been holding up professionals from adopting Sony's mirrorless cameras has been the relatively limited selection of lenses so far. Happily, this is starting to change.

One of the stand-out areas at NAB 2017 was Japanese broadcaster NHK's 8K Theater, which showed just how fantastic 8K will look when the broadcaster starts piping it into Japanese homes around the 2020 Olympiad.

Canon’s latest compact 70-200mm T4.4 completes its line up of large format cine servo lenses, while the EOS update is designed to deliver a massive 800% increase in dynamic range. There’s also a 4K pro monitor firmware update in the offing.

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