Narendra Shrestha is a senior photojournalist from Nepal. A graduate of the International Institution of Journalism in Germany, Shrestha has taken a masterclass course from Mads Nissen, the winner of the 2015 World Press Photo of the Year. He has also received many awards including the Ochberg Fellowship 2017 from Columbia University and the Award of Excellence for Disaster and Disease Coverage at the China International Press Photo Contest. At the same time, he has served in various positions in the National Federation of Photo Journalist (NFPJ)-Nepal. With the experience of 24 years, Shrestha has documented major events in Nepal from Maoist insurgency to the covid19 pandemic. He has traveled to many places in Nepal and beyond to cover human interest stories. This has given him exposure and access to understand Nepali life and society in a deeper context.