PhotoWalk Nepal Photo Contest 2017

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PhotoWalk Nepal is pleased to announce Photo Contest 2017

Photo Contest 2017

Who may enter

Any Nepali photographer who are at least 18 years of age, except members of PhotoWalk Nepal advisory team, employees of partner organizations and their relatives.

What to enter

Photographs in any of the following three categories:

  • Living Nature and Wildlife
  • Travel and Landscape
  • People and portraits

You may submit photos in any or all of the categories but the maximum number of entry per person is limited to three photographs.

Digital alteration and manipulation is acceptable as long as its not too obvious in the end result.

Photographs entered in the contest:
 – must be an original work of the contestant photographed within the past three years,
 – should not have been submitted to any other contests previously,
 – should not have been published online or in print publication except in the contestants’ personal portfolio,
 – must have been taken in Nepal and
 – must not contain any watermark.

How to enter

To enter the contest please send in your entries at a resolution of at least 8 megapixels in high quality JPEG format in email to along with the following details:
 – your full name and contact information
 – description for each entry including camera and lens used and date and location the photograph was taken

The last date of submission is April 30, 2017; entries received after midnight on that date will not be entered in the contest.


Grand Prize: Rs. 15,000/- cash prize, 2 night/ 3 days trip to Chitwan, photographic and electronic gadgets; with a total worth of Rs. 100,000/-

Category winners: Rs. 15,000/- each

Grand prize winner and category winner photographs will be displayed during our photo exhibition at Babarmahal art council galley from 17-20 May, 2017

Prizes are not substitutable for any other item by winners and may not be transferred or assigned.


The photographs will be judged for adherence to theme, originality, aesthetics and technical perfection by the following renowned photographers of Nepal:

Mr Jagdish Tiwari
Mr Mani Lama and
Mr Nripa Dhoj Khadka

Usage rights and ownership

The ownership and copyright of the submitted photographs remain with the photographer.

PhotoWalk Nepal and the event partners will have a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, publish, adapt and communicate the photos in digital or print publication.

Event Partners

Explore Gadgets
Location Nepal
Wildlife Conservation Nepal


21 Responses

  1. uday

    om dai yo compitition chai every year continious bhairahos.natra yasta kayau compitition aaucha ,bilaucha.
    bst of luck dai.

    • Om Yadav

      Thank you Uday! Hamro PhotoWalk jastai yo contest pani every year continue hunchha ra grow hudai janchha. Bas sathi-bhaiharuko support chahinchha tetti ho.

      • uday

        sahayog ta pakka huncha dai.hami chau sath ma kunai pani sahayog chahiye.anyways dai happy for ni sakdo sahayog n share garamla.tq

  2. Abinash Lama

    This kinds of Program inspire to take more photo and travel, explore many new things.
    I m bigenner photographer from Humla.My family always denied to support me in photography.I always use friends camera to take photos.Finally i send a photo in this contest.

  3. Animesh Bhattarai

    Proof ko lagi RAW file ni submit garnu parchha?

  4. Wang li

    Dear sir if i used my photograph before sharing photography group like Nip.. Hamro photos can i use again atten that photograph.

    • Om Yadav

      Yes, photographs shared in social media and websites like 500px or flickr where you have personal portfolios can be submitted.

  5. Aldwin

    Hello dai.. Hamile aafno photoma copyright lekhera (IMage ko kunai bhagma) pathauna milxa ki mildaina??


    • Om Yadav

      Kya bhai! announcement mai ” – must not contain any watermark.” bhanera mention gareko chha yar.

  6. Narayan Maharjan

    Hello Admin,
    This is competition is for Photo Walkers or Open Photo Competition for all.

    • Om Yadav

      Its an open contest for all, please read the announcement. It says for all Nepali citizens over the age of 18

  7. Ujjwal UAL

    “the maximum number of entry per person is limited to three photographs.”!
    May I know if it’s three photographs per category, or three photographs as a whole .

  8. Photographer2017

    Is it late for photo submission?

  9. Photographer2017

    Is it late for photo submission??

  10. manish

    how long do we have to wait to see winning photos or are you just faking us for ur publicity ??

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