About Me

Narendra Shrestha is a photojournalist from Nepal. He attended the International Institute of Journalism in Berlin and started his profession working for various national daily and weekly magazines before joining EPA (European Press Photo Agency) in 2003. Shrestha documented two major historical moments of the country: the Maoist insurgency (1996-2005) and the people’s uprising in 2006. Likewise, Shrestha has covered Australian Tennis since 2013 to 2015, APEC Summit held in Beijing, China in 2014 and G20 Leaders meeting 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

His works have been published in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Time Magazine, Guardian, Daily Telegraph UK, Independent UK, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The Times London, Die Welt, and The National Geographic. He has won various national and international awards including the award of Excellence on ‘Disaster and disease category ‘in 12th China International Press Photo Contest. He was invited to share his experience about Nepal earthquake in Bhusan, South Korea organized by Indigo Magazine.