KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal’s NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati will chair the 2021 Press Photo Contest jury. Along with Kakshapati , Muyi Xiao, a reporter and video producer in The New York Times Visual Investigations team will chair the 2021 Digital Storytelling.
March 13: Dikpal Thapa fell in love with cameras when he saw one for the first time in his father’s hands during a trip to the zoo. It was a typical film camera that was popular at the time. When he found out that all the pictures he’d seen in photo albums were taken by that small device in his father’s hand, he decided at once to learn how to use it.
You simply can’t deny that there is a subtle charm in black and white photography. Contemporary photographers often choose to go monochromatic to make their images more dramatic or emotive. Monochromatic photos also help you appreciate the content and the subject of the photo without getting distracted by the colors. Here are eight ways you can improve your monochromatic photography skills in order to take intense and gripping black and white photos.
If you like to keep yourself abreast of what’s happening in the fashion scene in Nepal, you might be familiar with photographer Sujan Pradhan Shrestha’s works. Shrestha, who takes the official photos for quite a few fashion brands including DS Collections, is a popular name within the fashion industry. However, for Shrestha, photography was just a hobby initially and he never thought it would go on to become a full-fledged career for him.
Travel and photography have become almost synonymous in today’s world. Taking pictures to document your travels has become a norm, so much so that cameras have become a travel essential just like your passport and ticket. As each place we visit has its own culture, cuisine, and traditions, you need to be able to capture the uniqueness of the particular place that you are visiting.
Mia Tuladhar feels that photography has made her more adventurous and bettered her communication skills. She mentions that she started taking photos on her cell phone and because they came out quite good, she realized she had a flair for photography and took it up a bit more seriously after that.
There are many things Rohit Giri is passionate about: Photography, traveling and animals are a few areas of interest. But it is his fascination with snakes that takes center stage. Giri has rescued many snakes and spends all his free time trying to learn everything there is to know about these often-feared creatures. He says he wishes people would show them a little kindness.
Nischhal Pradhan was like any other kid who liked taking pictures at family gatherings. He started out by clicking people around him and, in just a few years’ time, evolved into someone capable of capturing brilliant silhouettes, portraits, and landscapes – images that were “Instagram-worthy”. Pradhan interest in photography grew after he joined Kathmandu University for his bachelor’s program and he got to travel around Nepal for various projects and trips.
All of us take pictures but not many of us take good pictures. We are guilty of randomly clicking away and then choosing the “best” among the lot to post online. But taking good pictures is an art, one that can be mastered if you know what to do.
“The earth is round,” writes Rohit Bhattarai on his Instagram profile. And is this that he tries to project in his pictures too. Rohit is a photographer who uses a lensball for his pictures and does what is called “crystal ball refraction photography.”
Bijayabar Pradhan grew up in Thamel. And that meant he was more outdoors than indoors. Add to that the innate adventurer in him, Pradhan was never meant for the confines of walls. Along with his preference for the outdoors, Pradhan also had a knack for photography. He simply loved taking pictures. “I’m the first to admit that I don’t have a good memory. I tend to forget a lot of things and taking photos is my way of immortalizing moments,” he says.
Cameras always stole his glance to the cycles that he sold as a young boy. Although raised in a family who made their living through business, Ravi Sayami was passionate about photography. His interest nurtured as he started working with Nikon FM2 camera that he bought from his pocket money. While excelling in landscape photography, he gradually developed his interest in cinematography.
KATHMANDU, Oct 14: A month-long photography festival, ‘Photo Kathmandu’ organized by photo.cirlce, started this Friday. Patan and Kathmandu have been selected as the venues for the third edition of the photo exhibition. The fair is especially focused toward social issues such as gender, power, identity, patriarchy, and sexuality.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Embassy of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, in collaboration with Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Society (Bangladesh), organized 'Bangladesh-Nepal Friendship Fine Arts Exhibition 2018' – an exhibition of painting and photography.
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Kathmandu Photographer Association is gearing to organize KPA Wedding Photo Awards 2018. In a campaign organized at Bhaktapur, the organizers informed the photographers about their forthcoming competition. Through the event, the organizers aim to hone the skills of the photographers by making them highly capable and competitive.
Smartphones are by far the most common form of camera used today, and it’s easy to see why: they’re compact, most people have one with them at all times, and many can take photos that rival standalone point and shoot cameras.
BANKE: Every Saturday as many as 18 young photo enthusiasts set to explore Nepalgunj city. Through their lenses, they capture lifestyle, people, culture, tradition and nature among other subjects of their interest in Nepalgunj.
Mobile photography seems to be growing these days, because smartphones tend to come equipped with pretty decent cameras. The portability aspect of a smartphone also makes it ideal for mobile photography since the device tends to be with us most of the time. But even with various different kinds of camera in smartphones, there are certain tips and tricks that can help you make your smartphone photos stand-out.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Wildlife Conservation Nepal’s eighth National Nature and Wildlife Photography Exhibition, 2016, supported by Nepal Bangladesh Bank concluded on Wednesday at Kathmandu Durbar Square, Basantapur.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The 8th National Nature and Wildlife photography Exhibition of the Wildlife Conservation Nepal (WCN) started in the capital with a high turnout of conservation partners and photography on Monday.