Author Archives: nupurnanal

Variations of toning.

Yesterday the entire day was occupied by toning all my cynotype prints. Toning has always been essential with Cyanotypes as the overpowering blue may not work with all the images. I also read references of old family albums actually being … Continue reading

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Counting back.

It’s 3 in the afternoon and this part of Goa is seeping into a pleasant inertia. The cloudy sky may have deceived the dogs too as they wake up unaware stretching their bodies and rubbing them against the trees. The … Continue reading

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Leading upto a print. Part-2

So sometimes things don’t work out. Ideas sound better in your head than what actually happens to them in practicality. So my attempt to find a decent printer in Calangut close to the center failed and we will have to … Continue reading

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Leading upto a print.

Our primary goal here at the residency is to experiment with printing. But if the images are interesting enough, the printing process becomes even more exciting. So I have decided to give myself just 2 more weeks for photographing while … Continue reading

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Toning my Cyanotype with Haritaki

As beautiful as Cyanotypes are, the blue tone tends to overpower the image a little too much sometimes. Mr. Arpan Mukherjee’s workshop turned out to be just the thing I was looking for. As a part of the extensive work … Continue reading

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A place called Goa.

.  The account of our three day walk through different little towns of Goa has its ups and downs. I was expecting it to challenge me. But it affected me on more levels than I had imagined. Every little space … Continue reading

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Cyanotype: Diverging from the warmth

Credit: The photograph was made by shirish desai . I have always been inclined towards warm tones in imagery. May it be the kind of photographs or paintings I like or the photographs I make myself. Cyanotype is a complete diversion … Continue reading

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