Like it or not, clicking photos or making videos is a huge part of any celebration. Be it a graduation, a dinner party or festivals like Dashain and Tihar, most of us want to capture and archive our experiences. And some of us want to be really good at it. So when the festival season arrives and our social media is flooded with pictures from our friends and family, it can be difficult to maintain a unique Instagram feed. But it’s not impossible. The Week is here to arm you with a few tricks to make your photos stand out from the rest this festive season.

Use 360-degree cameras like a pro

August 23, 2019 08:00 am

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Capturing memories and moments

July 5, 2019 09:02 am

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.

Taapsee Pannu once again proved her mettle with her latest release, ‘Game Over’. The actress, who is known to get into the skin of her characters, recently opened up about how some part of her characters remain inside of her.

Katrina Kaif, who is busy promoting her upcoming film 'Bharat', treated her fans with pictures from the sets of the Salman Khan starrer.

May 18: The State government of State-5 is organizing a variety of programs today to mark the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti, and also the beginning of the Lumbini Visit Year.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

September 8, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Picture: Riders turn their motorbikes to escape traffic jam of Koteshwor and take a ride through branch road at Gatthaghar in Bhaktapur on Sunday. Photo by: Dipesh Shrestha

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

August 4, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Picture: Houses are seen reflected in water at Tokha, Kathmandu on Friday.Photo: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, July 31: The main opposition Nepali Congress has staged protests across the country against the government’s authoritarian and undemocratic decisions. In Kathmandu, the protest rally started from Bhotahity.

In pictures: Filthy road

July 30, 2018 19:21 pm

It’s the same story every monsoon season. As dug up roads become waterlogged and thus muddy, leaving our homes becomes a risky affair.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Shrawan is also known as the month of Bol Bam. The month of Shrawan in the Hindu calendar is considered as auspicious period to worship Lord Shiva.

The Week in Pictures

July 28, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Picture: Passengers line up in the heavy downpour waiting for vehicles, in the NAC bus stand on Tuesday. Photo: Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili

KATHMANDU, July 24: Supporters of Dr. Govinda KC staged protest against the government’s delay to save his life and fulfill his demands. Dr. KC has been on his 15th hunger strike for the past 25 days, the longest so far. The Today, Nepali Congress's district committees staged protests against the government at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

July 21, 2018 18:40 pm

COVER PHOTO: People cross a suspension bridge at Kirtipur, Kathmandu behind a picturesque backdrop of Kathmandu valley. Photo: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, July 16: More than two dozen rights’ activists have been detained for protesting at prohibited area in front of the parliament at New Baneshwor.

The Week in Pictures

July 14, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A beautiful view seen before raining in Ramkot Kathmandu on Wednesday.  Photo: Keshab Thoker

IN PICTURES: Bhaktapur flooded

July 12, 2018 12:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

Nepal Army's rescue efforts.

In these photos, myrepublica.com sees shows differing pictures of the protest and its slogans that are eventually trodden.

The Week in Pictures

July 7, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: Vehicles seen in the muddy road at Boudha, Kathmandu on Tuesday. Photo: Bijay Gajmer

The Week in Pictures

June 30, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A magnificient night view of Kathmandu Valley seen from Halchowk as the full moon breaks the dark clouds. Photo: Pratik Rimal

KATHMANDU, June 29: Asar 15 is famously called as the day to savor beaten rice mixed in curd (Dahi Chiura). With curd, one of the most famous ones is Juju Dhau, more commonly known as the King of Curd. The curd is not only consumed in Nepal but also exported. In these pictures, see how the King Curd is made. Photos: RSS

KATHMANDU, June 29: On the occasion of Asar 15 (Paddy plantation Day) Minister Chakrapani Khanal, Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives planted paddy saplings where King Suddhodhan plough the field with golden

KATHMANDU, June 29: In yet another incident of road accident today, 17 people including the bus driver sustained injuries after a local bus lost control and veered into the Sesmati River at Balaju. The bus (Ba 3 Ka 3749) was heading to Ratnapark from Dharmasthali.

Asar 15.

The Week in Pictures

June 23, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A pillion rider covers himself with a newspaper to avoid dust pollution at Balkhu, Kathmandu on Sunday, June 17. Photo: Sujan Shrestha

KATHMANDU, June 19: With the onset of monsoon, Kathmandu’s pollution levels have fluctuated between government and World Health Organization set standards. Yet, with road expansion and construction at slow pace, residents of Kathmandu choke with the dust when the sun shines.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Indian Embassy geared for the 4th International Day as it organized a Yoga session at India House Lawns (Embassy Premises) today morning. The International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21 June since its inception in 2015.

The Week in Pictures

June 16, 2018 18:40 pm

Vehicles passing through damage road and stagnant water as seen at Pipalbot, Baudha due to delay in expansion of road and Melamchi project. Photo: Dinesh Gole

The Week in Pictures

June 9, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A man poses for a photo at Kalapathhar with mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse at the back ground.  Photo: Pratik Rayamajhi/Republica

KATHMANDU, June 9:  As football fans across the globe are all set to witness the World Cup-2018 at 12 different stadiums in Russia, the only international stadium is in its worst condition.

Three years after the Gorkha earthquake devastated 32 districts of the country, Tatopani, in Sindhupalchowk has become a ghost town. Until other entry points connecting China was opened, Tatopani served as the only trade route between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, June 5: On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, under the leadership of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, tree plantation program at the premises of Singhdurbar has taken place. The theme for the plantation was “ One nepali one fruit plant”.

The Week in Pictures

June 2, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: Man carrying a timber on his back moving towards his home in Dunga,Sindhupalchowk on May 28,2018.  Photo-Dipendra Rokka/Republic

A photo exhibition, ‘Nepal: Then & Now’ started from Friday at Bikalpa Art Center (BAC), Pulchowk. Photos of eight photographers are on display, each presenting a unique perspective to the physical and social landscape changes.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Today marks the 11th year of Nepal becoming a federal democratic republic country.

The week in Pictures

May 26, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: The view of Namche Bazar. (Photo: Pratik Rayamajhi /Republica)

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Nepal Students' Union which had gathered at Exhibition Road to protest against inflation took their time to chant slogans against their chairperson, Sher Bahadur Deuba as well.

The Week in Pictures

May 19, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo:  306 views of  Bhoto Jatra taken by a 360-degree camera at Lagankhel, Lalitpur. People taking part in the Rato Machhindranath Festival while the chariot is pulled from Lagankhel to Jawalakhel‚ in Lalitpur. The month-long festival concludes with the display of Bhoto.  Photo: Keshab Thoker/Republica

Ramadan observed in pictures

May 18, 2018 18:35 pm

KATHMANDU, May 18: Ramadan, a festival of Muslims community has been observed from Friday, which falls in the ninth month of the Arabian Calendar, also called month of Ramadan.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The 15TH edition of Pulsar Sports Award hosted by Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF)in Kathmandu at Army Officers Club on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The major communist parties of Nepal, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have merged after 54 years on Thursday. The merged communist Party of Nepal has organized a unification announcement program at Rastriya Sabha Griha on Thursday evening.

The Week in Pictures

May 12, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: Couple rowing a boat in Fewa Lake,Pokhara. Photo-Dipendra Rokka/Republic

KATHMANDU, May 11: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his two day state visit to Npeal from Janakpur today. After spending more than two hours in Janakpur, Modi arrived in Kathmandu where he was welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Preparations have been almost complete for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: A day before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal, Armed Police Force (APF) officials have been deployed for cleaning Janaki temple on Thursday.

The Week in Pictures

May 5, 2018 18:40 pm

Cover Photo: A glimpse of Swayambhunath stupa on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti on Monday. Monday marked the 2562nd birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha, who was born in Lumbini in western Nepal. Photo: Sujan Shrestha/Republica

Sakela festival in pictures

May 5, 2018 18:22 pm

KATHMANDU, May 5: Sakela, the festival of Kirant Community (Rai, Limbu, Yakkha, Sunuwar), is being observed in various places in the country.

DHADING, May 2: Four vehicles caught fire after collisions in Prithvi Highway at Mahadevbesi of Thakre rural municipality, Dhading.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Wishing for world peace by organizing special worships, singing hymns and holding discourses, the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti observed today.