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.


If Blender's quirky and standards-resistant user interface has been putting you off from working with it, it's time to take another look.

Mountaineering is an endeavor as rewarding as it is challenging. Having the skill and ability to travel off the beaten path, reach summits rarely explored, and make it back is as liberating as color grading for HDR. Rakesh Malik kicks off a new series detailing how to be ready to film in some of the remotest, and highest places on the earth.

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few years, you know that the clock speeds of processors haven't changed much, yet performance is still going up. Most of that performance gain is coming from parallelism.

HDR has added a layer of complexity to grading and monitoring that is often not straightforward to deal with. is designed to make dealing with both HDR and SDR grades much easier.

The Lumapod is a clever new highly portable tripod system that has a variety of different uses.

Moore's Law became representative of all technology, but its roots lie in a general observation about the semiconductor industry. It has priven oddly true to a degree, but now it looks as if its prediction of transistor density increases has been stopped dead in its tracks.

Can anyone catch up with NVIDIA now?

Published in Technology & Computing

Just what lies in the future for AMD? We examine what the future holds, and whether anyone can truly stand up to the exceptional technologies that are coming out of NVIDIA.

Will ARM ever power your workstation?

Published in Technology & Computing

ARM is best known for its mobile processors, but could it steal a march on the established big two players when it comes to powering your PC?

RedShark Review: Assimilate Scratch is not as well known as its more ubiquitous rivals, but Rakesh Malik thinks it is a very powerful piece of software that should certainly be on your radar.

This is how much VR has progressed in only a few years

Published in VR & AR

Todays VR is becoming practical and usable in ways never seen before now. Rakesh Malik takes a look at the current state of VR and 360 technology, and how far it has progressed.

8K takes huge amounts of resources to edit you say? Not if you edit using Lightworks it doesn't. Rakesh Malik tells all.

Is Resolve 15 now the ultimate "hero suite"?

Published in Post & VFX

By now, everyone has seen the news that shook the post world yet again – Black Magic has turned Resolve into a true hero suite.

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