Introduction to Storytelling – Spring 2018

(c) Sagar Chhetri, ECLIPSE (2015)

This intensive two weeks workshop is designed for photographers who have a technical base in digital photography and now want to take their skills to the next level. The workshop will introduce photographers to working on narratives and telling stories. Participants will be introduced to a wide variety of visual styles and languages and work to produce one body of work in the duration of the workshop. Later, we will present the works produced during a public event. Participants should be prepared to work hard and push their limits!


  • Introduction to storytelling
  • Aesthetics I – Composition and content
  • Aesthetics II – Light
  • Ethics in photography
  • Visual styles and master photographers
  • Digital workflow and post-production (Bridge, Photoshop)
  • Introduction to editing
  • Note taking, research and caption writing


  • Dates: 13 – 26 April 2018
  • Venue: HQ, Jhamsikhel
  • Timing: 2pm – 6pm on weekdays, 10am – 4pm on Saturdays
  • Language: Nepali + English
  • Fee: NRs. 8500 only (incl. 13% VAT)
  • Tutors: Kishor Sharma, Shikhar Bhattarai, Sagar Chhetri, NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati and Prasiit Sthapit


  • Participants should have a good technical base in photography.
  • Participants should have their own DSLR cameras.
  • Participants should be able to commit to the workshop full time.


This workshop is open to all interested, but priority will be given to young Nepali photographers.

To apply, please fill an application form and email it to

Send us a portfolio of your 10 best images. [800 pixels on the longest side]. Singles or story.

Two travel grants are available for Nepali participants from outside the Kathmandu valley. Please state in your application if you would like to apply for a travel grant. Travel grant will cover bus fare to Kathmandu and back. Participant will be responsible for local accommodation herself/himself.

Application deadline 5pm, 05 April 2018.

For further details: Sagar (9808380219)