Introduction to Visual Storytelling

A one month introductory course in photography and visual storytelling. Course suited for beginners and emerging photographers.

28 FEBRUARY – 26 MARCH 2011

Weekdays 4 – 7 PM
Weekends 10 AM – 1 PM

VENUE: Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka


  • Introduction and history of photography
  • Basic techniques (camera and lens function, exposure, metering, light, depth of field and motion, pan, silhouette, ISO, etc)
  • Ethics of photography
  • Visual styles and master photographers
  • Street photography
  • Basic storytelling
  • Introduction to digital post production/ digital workflow
  • Basic Photoshop techniques
  • Note taking, research and caption writing
  • Photo editing

Teaching will be based on DSLR functions (Laptop recommended but not mandatory)


Abhinav Joshi, Anjali Maharjan, Anuj Acharya, Arjun Karki, Ayusha Shrestha, Bikram Rai, Krishna Sinjali, Phurpu Tsering, Prasit Sthapit, Prem Sherpa, Priti Sherchan, Pujan Bajracharya, Sachindra Rajbansi, Sajana Shrestha, Sapna Shah, Shrijit Rajbhandari, Shristi Rajbhandari, Sujan Shresetha, Sunil Pradhan and Uma Bista


Ashesh Rajbansh is a freelance photographer based in Kathmandu and has been a tutor for many Canon workshops.

Frédéric Lecloux is a traveller, a writer and a photographer based in southern France. His work is distributed by Agence VU and represented by Gallery Emotion-Lydie Trigano, in Paris.

Kunda Dixit is a respected Nepali journalist, and publisher of Nepali Times. He is also the visionary behind ‘A People War’ trilogy of books and traveling exhibitions.

Munem Wasif is an award-winning photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and represented by Agence VU. He is a graduate of, and now teacher at Pathshala – South Asian Media Academy. Wasif has been to Nepal for two previous workshops.

NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati is a freelance photographer based in Kathmandu, Nepal. She is one of the co-founder of

Tanzim Wahab is a photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is a graduate of, and now teacher at Pathshala – South Asian Media Academy.

in collaboration with supported by
Danish School of Media and Journalism Pathshala South Asian Media Academy Kathmandu University School of Arts Centre for Art and Design Embassy of Denmark | DANIDA