Photographers

Photographers of Nepal

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Sarad Rai

With the highest selling books of photography, Mr. Sarad Rai is the author of “Photography Digdarshan” and “Exposure”, which are used widely by students of mass communication of KU, TU, PU, HSEB and CTEVT. He has published more than 100 articles in Newspaper and Magazine regarding photography and Environment. He has completed his Post Graduate […]

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Shridhar Lal Manandhar

Legend Photographer of Nepal

Started out as a hobby for photography with his Kodak Baby Brownie Camera from school age at St. Xavier’s School, Godavari. Later he advanced to other cameras like Rolleicord, Rolleiflex, Agfa Folding Camera, Zeiss Contax II, Old Model Leica, Hassel Blad Camera from the 1950s advancing one to another, he says it was a thrill […]

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Nanda Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana

Legend Photographer of Nepal

Nanda Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana was born into the Rana family of Nepal. The Ranas, rulers of Nepal for 104 years, were famous for their love of hunting and the outdoors, Nanda, having inherited this love for the wilderness, has devoted his life to the study and conservation of tigers in the wild. His expertise […]

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Manju Kumar Shrestha

Manju Kumar Shrestha is one of the oldest cinematographer working in the Royal Nepal Film Corporation for past 20 years. Honored as the Best Cinematographer by Nepal Motion Picture Association, Abhiyan, R.N.F.C., Priya Magazine, Sayapatri Films and also Ministry of Sports and Culture in Nepal and also received honors from Egypt, Germany, and Thailand, etc […]

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Laxmi Raj Manandhar

Nepal's First Dealer of Photographic Products

Nepal’s first dealer of photography equipments was done by Laxmi Raj Manandhar. Currently of 81 years he started his photography career at 2022 B.S. while he was studying in college. Under his father, Tirtha Raj Manandhar’s Office named “S Tirthraj” he initiated his business. He was the prime dealer for all equipments related to photography […]

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Gopal Chitrakar

A journey that started from a Photojournalist to the General Manager of Gorkhapatra Sansthan, Mr. Gopal Chitrakar says that it was sincerity towards being a Photojournalist that made it possible to achieve a different height. The profession which is considered to be not as prestigious as the other professions are deemed to be is a […]

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D. B. Thapa

Mr. D. B. Thapa with all his entrepreneurial guts had dreamt of a photographic company that could provide world-class quality to the people of Nepal with the use of contemporary state-of-the-art technologies. Thus, in the year 1960, he founded Photo Concern with a big and almost impossible like vision in the context of Nepal like […]

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Baikuntha Man Maskey

Legend Photographer of Nepal

Mr. Maskey is the Gazetted Officer, Cameraman at Department of Information, Ministry of Communications, HMG of Nepal since 1966 onwards. He was also the Head of Cinema and Sound at Royal Nepal Film Corporation during 1972 – 1980, Deputation to Royal Nepal Science & Technology for Expo 85 as a Film Advisor during 1983 -85, […]

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Bakhat Bdr. Chitrakar

Legend Photographer of Nepal

Saral Photography, the first book written for Photography was by Mr. Bakhat Bdr. Chitrakar after completing his Masters from Syracuse University in New York, He worked for the Ministry of Education for 36 years. He had won a scholarship for Cinematography at Jayachamarajenra Polytechnic College in Bangalore and thus got to explore his desires to […]

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