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Patterns of Bhutan

Patterns of Bhutan

Bhutan’s unique arts and crafts have been inspired by nature itself and the creative imagination and artistry of artisans from the diverse ethnicities in the kingdom. Azha Keza, a freelance… Read more »

“A Golden October”

“A Golden October”

A photo story celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of the Royal Wedding of The Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and the Gyaltsuen, Jetsun Pema Wangchuck The Royal Wedding took place… Read more »

General Election 2013

General Election 2013

Freelance photographers Upasana dahal & lhendup bring to you pictures from around the country before and during the general election    

Photo Bhutan

Photo Bhutan

Freelance photographer leon rubten captures various images  at night and in black & white from various settings in this photo essay. His works can be viewed at his studio –… Read more »

Happiness goes International

Happiness goes International

March 20, the International Day of Happiness, didn’t turn out to be as corny as expected. For a long time it seemed like the Bhutanese cynics had taken to social… Read more »

Still Devotion

Still Devotion

Mahayana Buddhism is the state religion of Bhutan. Although originating in Tibet, the type of Buddhism practiced in Bhutan has developed into its own unique forms with different traditions and… Read more »

The Pleasures of Birding in Bhutan

The Pleasures of Birding in Bhutan

All photographers have their favorite subjects. For me, I enjoy birds. They fascinate me. Their liveliness, elusiveness, perkiness; their colors, shades and even characters never fail to enamor me. I… Read more »

Celestial Cranes

Celestial Cranes

The habits, habitats and cultural significance of the sacred cranes of Bhutan. The birds of heaven arrive in a sweet deluge after the monsoon has receded and the land looks… Read more »

Kheng Colours

Kheng Colours

Students in the remote village of Kagtong explore and document life and culture in their village using modern digital photography. The eyes of Tshering Wangmo,  a 13-year-old student of Kagtong… Read more »