Beauties in the Holies

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Anuradha Perera and Shermaine Willis, at the Temple of the Tooth, for Ashraff Associates and The Radh, Kandy, in October 2018.
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Offers for Sale

Flower  Shop, Sea Street, Colombo by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
A stall sells garlands of flowers, incense sticks, scented oil, and other items used as offerings in ceremonies at the nearby Hindu kovils on Sea Street, in the Colombo zone of Pettah. Sri Lanka, September 2018.

Flower Offerings #5

Flower Offerings, Temple of the Tooth, Kandy #5 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Lotus and other varieties of flowers on sale outside the Temple of the Tooth, in Kandy, Sri Lanka, to be bought by devotees visiting the temple. Shot on assignment for the New York Times. This and other photos were commissioned to illustrate award-winning travel journalist Lucas Peterson’s piece, “An Island Nation that is Best Savored Slowly”, which ran in the Frugal Traveler column on January 30th 2019.

Flower Offerings, Temple of the Tooth, Kandy

Flower Offerings, Temple of the Tooth, Kandy by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Shermaine Willis and Anuradha Perera, shot on location for Ashraff Associates and The Radh, Kandy.

Offerings for Sale

Offerings for Sale, Mahiyanganaya, Sri Lanka by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com

A woman sells flowers to be used as offerings outside the Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya. Shot on assignment for Explore Sri Lanka magazine. My piece, The Temple of War appeared in the April 2016 issue.

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