Ed Rakochy

Ed Rakochy

Ed Rakochy - Director of Photography
Director of Photography

Los Angeles, California

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February 2013
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About Ed

Ed Rakochy-Director of Photography works in the Los Angeles area and brings his own unique style of lighting and camera work to a variety of commercials, corporate films and documentaries.

A Film & Television graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Ed Rakochy has studied lighting with Walter Lassally, B.S.C. and the Steadicam with Garrett Brown.

Some of his credits include award winning commercials for Ditech.com and the United Way and award winning instructional programming for PBS, while his corporate credits include films for Dell Computers and RainBird Sprinklers.

Ed Rakochy applies his film style lighting and camera techniques to video production as well. That's why corporations like Dell Computers, Nissan, Polaroid and Toshiba utilize his talents for their presentations.


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