Technicolour dreams in City of Lakes

Rajesh Soni has been practicing the old art of handpainting black and white photographs

Technicolour dreams in City of Lakes

Neha Kirpal

As one walks down the narrow, bustling lanes of Chandpole in the heart of Udaipur, a small pastel blue coloured gallery catches the eye. The black and white photographs and artwork that its walls are covered with echo a scene of contemporary Rajasthan. Inside, Rajesh Soni is meticulously handpainting photographs.