Arts and Culture Portrait Travel Kathakali artist applying make-up September 27, 2015 Kathakali artist applying make-up | Trivandrum, Kerala, India Read more: Kathakali | Kathakali Make-up Advertisements Share thisClick to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related #Art#India#Kathakali#Kerala#Make-up#Thiruvananthapuram Post navigation ← Balance Cherubic smile → 113 thoughts on “Kathakali artist applying make-up” Comment navigation Newer Comments → Great shot! Reply ↓ very soulful portrait… Reply ↓ Nice Shot Joe…As Always..love your textures.. Reply ↓ oh my ! what a beautiful shot! Reply ↓ Wow . . . quite the process. Reply ↓ The colours look so nice. :) Reply ↓ Masterful …love this! Reply ↓ Fantastic! Reply ↓ Excellent, Joshi! Reply ↓ Great. Reply ↓ Wow! This is great work! Reply ↓ I especially appreciate the high contrast in this stunning portrait. Reply ↓ Maybe you should click a part 2 to this shot… would have loved to know the final outcome after makeup,…. Neverthless as always brilliant click Reply ↓ amazing pic Reply ↓ Nice light! Reply ↓ What happened to your “like” buttons? Reply ↓ Bold ! Reply ↓ Beautiful composition. Reply ↓ Wow!. I love the color tone of this picture. Reply ↓ Such complex makeup – it must take hours to finish. Reply ↓ Excellent shot! Reply ↓ There is such an intent/attention to the man’s actions an excellent portrait! Reply ↓ A quiet concentration atmosphere !! beautiful light Reply ↓ That looks amazing! Have a nice week! Photographe Gil Zetbase Reply ↓ magnifique photo de cette complexe séance de maquillage! amitiés Reply ↓ Vey striking and well done art. Reply ↓ Kathakali must be an endless source of inspiration. :) Reply ↓ Do you speak French? (Just saw a comment from jean-Pierre) Reply ↓ Beautiful. Perfect lighting. Reply ↓ Stunning! Reply ↓ What a wonderful photo. Bravo Reply ↓ You somehow capture not only a great photo shot, but also tremendous amounts of emotion from your subjects. It’s one thing to capture a shot, quite another to capture a feeling. Fantastic work. Thank you. Reply ↓ So interesting to see traditions kept alive. Impressive photo too! Reply ↓ Wonderful lighting, striking contrast. Reply ↓ Gorgeous lighting, color and texture. So striking. Reply ↓ Fantastic photo. Reply ↓ Another brilliant portrait shot, Joshi. Love the detail at the side and on his face. Looks like a very skilled make-up artist, making himself known even though he is in the background :) Reply ↓ So dramatic Joshi! Reply ↓ fabulous one!! Reply ↓ Wonderful capture! … :-) Reply ↓ Wonderful :) Reply ↓ Is this some version of a clown’s face, I wonder, Joshi??? Reply ↓ Joshi .. Your photography makes me feel as though I’m there .. Thank you Reply ↓ I work in cosmetics and this is very different to what I have to see everyday :) Love it, beautiful! Reply ↓ Great lighting, Joshi, well done! Reply ↓ great photo! Reply ↓ Great picture and the lighting is amazing as always. Reply ↓ Awesome!! Reply ↓ Amazing focus on his face. Good capture Reply ↓ Stunning photo!! Reply ↓ Lovely intense expression! Reply ↓ I love how your images capture the drama and what is to me anyway, the story within the story-this is wonderful Joshi! Reply ↓ Love the contrast of the dark then the pop of bright colour – fabulous! :) Reply ↓ Love the lighting! Reply ↓ Great colors and a very nice play with light and shadow. Reply ↓ Amazing! Complimenti! ;) Reply ↓ really enhances the make up :-) Reply ↓ Picture perfect. Reply ↓ So dramatic. What is the make-up used for? A ceremony of some sort? Reply ↓ Dark and mysterious love it Reply ↓ Extraordinary portraiture work,amazing details,dear Joshi :) Reply ↓ All colours came out so beautifully. Reply ↓ The intensity of Kathakali, as a dance form, shows in the intensity of the dancer applying make-up. Reply ↓ Brilliant! Reply ↓ make-up is like a mask-so other-worldly. Lovely captures. Reply ↓ One can feel the concentration. Beautiful! Reply ↓ Magnificent work! Have a nice week! Natallia Jolliet Reply ↓ Entering another world . One can only imagine . Reply ↓ Fabulous Joshi! Reply ↓ nice character study Reply ↓ What a wonderful picture… Lovely… Reply ↓ A subtil mix between light and dark. Image is sharp, colors great. I love it! Reply ↓ Fantastic. Reply ↓ Excellent click Reply ↓ Como siempre, una excelente fotografia, en un momento especial! Reply ↓ What a perfect capture.brillant!😊 Reply ↓ What a perfect capture😊 Reply ↓ Suiperb. Reply ↓ Another dramatic and gorgeous portrait! Reply ↓ great shot!! Reply ↓ I love the deep shadows in this. Reply ↓ Wonderful! Clear and harmonic! Reply ↓ oh Joshi, this is stunning, so strong. Reply ↓ Intense! :-) Reply ↓ Stunningly Beautiful . Love this. Reply ↓ absolutely stunning… like a movie scene… your subtle toning adds to the cinematic feel… for some reason makes me think of Egyptian pharao… some solemnity in the air… fabulous, Joshi!! Reply ↓ Nice shot! Reply ↓ A steady hand and a great shot Joshi, love the deep shadows! Reply ↓ Fascinating, such intense concentration. Reply ↓ bel art peinture superbe ,belle journée Reply ↓ Interesting. Reply ↓ The colors are so vibrant. Beautiful. Reply ↓ amazing Reply ↓ And, I have trouble with mascara. . . . maybe you could photo my eyes. Just kidding. . . . joy that we live in a complex world. Reply ↓ Wonderful ! Reply ↓ Wonderful. I love the depth in that picture. Reply ↓ Incredible use of light and depth… I am not in a position to comment on this visual treat :) Reply ↓ Just brilliant! Reply ↓ Amazing. Reply ↓ great portrait. I saw a Kathakali dancer at a Bollywood film festival I was photographing many years ago. Reply ↓ thank you, that is great to know :) Reply ↓ Comment navigation Newer Comments → Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Basic HTML allowed.