Archive for the ‘Exhibition’ Category

I’m just looking

June 17, 2007

I’m just looking
Originally uploaded by rvibek

Mr. Vibek Raj Maurya (Grand prize winner’s photograph: “I’m just looking”)


“Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition was inaugurated by his Excellency Mr. James F. Moriarty, Ambassador, Embassy of United States of America on 15th June, 2007. In the four day exhibition (15th to 18th, June 2007), 300 pictures of more than 100 participants of the 3rd Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition for Amateurs 2007, were on display. Judges for this competition were Mani Lama, Nripa Dhoj Khadka, Pradeep Shakya and Raj Bhai Suwal.

Winners of this competition were Mr. Vibek Raj Maurya (Grand prize winner), Mr Binod Rai (Landscape category winner), Mr Yatra Thulung(Fauna category winner), Mr. Sanjay Lama (Macro category winner) and Mr. Ragendra Dev Adhikari (Flora category winner), The rest of the TOP TEN photographers included; Yatra Thulung, Rabi Karmacharya, Ujwal Bhattarai, Janak Khattiwada and Silvia Del Conte.

This exhibition not only promotes amateur photographers and nature photography in Nepal but also raises funds for conservation at local level in the Kathmandu Valley and supports young researchers to carry out studies on Urban Wildlife. In addition, WCN Photography Program brings people together from all walks of the life towards a common cause of nature and wildlife conservation through the medium of photography.

WCN has been organizing photography competition on Nature and Wildlife which has been very popular amongst the youth. Through this national level competition WCN/YEP is trying to provide a platform for nature photographers to do justice to our natural heritage by capturing pictures through their lenses so that its beauty can reach out to people and bring them together to protect and conserve biodiversity. We believe photography can be a powerful advocacy tool for nature conservation.

Top ten photographs of the “Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition 2007 and winners…

June 16, 2007

Top ten photographs of the “Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition 2007
Originally uploaded by Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

Take a walk through the wild side at a photography exhibition ‘Nature Through Lens 3’, which was inaugurated at the Nepal Art Council by American Ambassador James F Moriarty on June 15.
Organised by Wildlife Conservation Nepal, there are over 300 photographs on display that were taken by more than 100 amateur photographers. These photographs were submitted for the WCN Third Annual Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition for Amateurs 2007.
Moriarty said, “The photographs will not only bring awareness about the present situation of nature and wild-life, but due to the conservation movement the younger generation will be thankful to the organisation.”
The competition was divided into four categories — Macro, Fauna, Flora and Landscape. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges comprising renowned photographers — Raj Bhai Suwal, Pradeep Shakya, Nripa Dhoj Khadka and Mani Lama. The winners were Vibek Raj Maurya (Grand prize winner), Binod Rai (Landscape), Yatra Thulung (Fauna), Sanjay Lama (Macro) and Ragendra Dev Adhikari (Flora).
The competition not only promotes amateur photographers and nature photography in Nepal but also raises funds for conservation at the local level and supports young researchers to carry out studies in urban wildlife.
The exhibition is on till June 18.

Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

Invitation to the Nature through Lens 3 – A Nature and WildlifePhotography Exhibition

June 15, 2007

Invitation to the Nature through Lens 3 – A Nature and Wildlife Photography Exhibition
Originally uploaded by Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

This is my invitation card of “Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition. This year is my second time on “Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition and on WCN 3rd Annual Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition for amateur 2007. Last year at “Nature Through Lens 2” this photograph was on top ten.

I am happy for this year also thought the result will come later today. I am happy that this is my second group exhibition and being part of it and I am also very much excited about it. This year few photographs are on sale also so if you like my photographs on exhibition please get it for your office’s wall. The proceeds will help WCN to conduct conservation activities at local level.

I cordially invite you all to the “Nature Through Lens 3” a photography exhibition showcasing 300 photographs of more than 100 amateur photographers of WCN 3rd Annual Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition for amateur 2007.

Time: 11.00 am – 4.30 pm
Venue: Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Date: 15th – 18th June 2007

For more information: WCN or Nepal Photography

NEPALPHOTOGRAPHY.org
Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka

A modern vision, Photography Exhibition by French photographer Bonomali – Jean Leman

June 12, 2007

A modern vision, Photography Exhibition by French photographer Bonomali – Jean Leman
Originally uploaded by Nepal Photography

A modern vision, Photography Exhibition by French photographer Bonomali – Jean Leman
8th – 15th June 2007
1030 – 1830 hrs at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu.
For more information log into Bonomali – Jean Leman blog. [ In French ]
Bonomali – Jean Leman blog. [ In English ]

Russian Action Film Festival

June 12, 2007

Russian Action Film Festival – On the occasion of the Day of Russia
Russian Center of Science and Culture presents Russian Action Film Festival from 12 to 16 June 2007 at the Russian Cultural Center, Kamal Pokhari, Kathmandu

Free Passes are available at the Russian Cultural Center, Kamal Pokhari, Kathmandu
Tel: 4416650

Programme Schedule:
The White Sun of the Desert – 12 June, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.
The Elusive Avengers – 13 June, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.
The New Adventures of the Elusive Avengers – 14 June, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.
The Crown of the Russian Empire – 15 June, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.
The Property of the Republic – 16 June, 2007 at 4:30 p.m.

Photo Concern-NFPJ Press Photo Contest 2007 winners

May 13, 2007


Awarded photojournalists with their trophies

A function was organized on May11, Friday to announce and award the “Photo Concern-NFPJ Press Photo Contest 2007″ winners. Winners of the Press Photo of the Year 2006 in 4 different categories are…
Sports: Udipt Singh Chhetri (1st), Tashi R Ghale (2nd), Prakash Mathema (3rd).
Environment: Sailendra Kharel (1st), Janak Nepal (2nd), Saligram Tiwari (3rd).
Feature: Ekal Silwal (1st), Chandra Shekhar Karki (2nd), Sailendra Kharel (3rd).
News: Rajendra Manandhar (1st), Rabi Manandhar (2nd), Sundar Shrestha (3rd).
All above winners were awarded plaque with Rs. 15000, 10000 and 5000. The Grand Prize of Rs. 50,000 and a trophy with the title “Press Photo of the Year 2006” was awarded to Sagar Shrestha.

Photo Concern – NFPJ Press Photo Contest 2007 and Exhibition

May 10, 2007

NFPJ press photo contest 2007
Originally uploaded by Nepal Photography.

Photo Concern – NFPJ Press Photo Contest 2007 and Exhibition at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu from 11th – 15th May 2007. For more information contact: www.nfpj.com

Individuality through Creativity

May 7, 2007

‘Individuality through Creativity’ a photography workshop and exhibition for visually impaired at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu from 5th – 7th May 2007. Contact: 9841- 275914

One more day of “A People War”

May 6, 2007

A lady watching photograph at ‘A people war’ photo exhibition
Originally uploaded by Gaurav Dhwaj Khadka.


NayanTara at the exhibition, Kashish Das Shrestha’s picture
Originally uploaded by bhusun.

Find more about Nayan Tara photography at http://www.lightstalkers.org/


Sarangi and gun by Kashish Das Shrestha
Originally uploaded by bhusun.

Find more about Kashish Das Shrestha photography at http://www.flickr.com/

“A People War – Photo Exhibition”

has been extended for an extra day due to the overwhelming response received in Kathmandu, states a press statement release by Nepalaya on May 5th.
This means that instead of the exhibition closing on May 5th, it will be on for another day – that is May 6th.

Sixty of the most dramatic images from the pictorial book

“A People War”

have been on display in 10 venues across the country for the past six weeks in a photo exhibition tour. Kathmandu is the last stop and the exhibition has been on for the past week at the Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal.

“This has been an inspirational experience for me, the people’s comments and feedback have added a new dimension to our initiative and made it all worthwhile,” the statement quoted Kunda Dixit, who curated the exhibition and envisioned the book, as saying.

3rd Annual WCN Nature and Wildlife Photography Competition Exhibition

May 1, 2007