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History of photography and photojournalism in Nepal

The history of photography and photojournalism in Nepal is about two hundred years and eighty years respectively, the discipline didn’t encounter single research yet. Very few works are available in both of the fields. Most of the discussions appear as newspaper articles and chapters or paragraphs in books. The available articles and write-ups are listed in the references. There is no single document which presents the history of photojournalism and the present scenario in a systematic manner. This study has More »

Beginnings of photojournalism

Technological innovation on photography opened the door for Photojournalism as it became cheap, handy to take photos outdoors. The first 35 mm camera, Leica was the benchmark for photojournalism. After its innovation photographers could go anywhere and take photos discreetly, without bulky lights and tripods. It created dramatic difference in taking photos, primarily More »

Flag on Sale

Street Vendor Displays Nepal's National Flag on his stall at Basantapur in Kathmandu Nepal. Nepalese flag is unique and only flag with triangular shape in the world. With Sun and Moon on it, Nepalese flag have very significant meaning of its history and culture. Among the few oldest sovereign nations in Asia, Nepal has glorious history. More »