Gautam Dhimal, Chairperson of Location Nepal and Gehendra Dhimal Foundation has been awarded the International Photography Award (IPA) 2022. The awards will be announced on October 25, 2022, in Zankel Hall of the Carnegie Hall in New York City, United States of America.
Gautam is the first Nepalese photographer to be honoured with this award.
Gautam has been awarded for his project ‘Himalayan Fashion Adventure’ with the third prize in the Professional Category of Advertising/Fashion. The award-winning photos of Gautam can be viewed at www.HimalayanFashionAdventure.com. Being held for the 19th year now, the International Photography Award (IPA) receives thousands of photo submissions every year for the award.
Visual storytelling has always been the beating heart that drives Gautam Dhimal’s professional career; and also, his life. Primarily, working as producer and line producer for films while lending his photography skills for fashion, advertising and nature and wildlife, Gautam blends his sense of humanity with his love for nature and travel.
Gautam has conjointly worked with numerous local and international production teams. Some of the acclaimed international studios that he has collaborated with are BBC One, FOX, and Disney along with global brands like Red Bull, Nestea, Coca Cola, Panasonic, Vicks, Nippon Paint, Samsonite, Doosan, Kellogg’s and many others. More about Dhimal’s and his work can be seen at www.GautamDhimal.com
The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, amateur, and student photographers globally, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The mission of the awards is to salute the achievements of the world’s finest photographers, discover new and emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography.