Church, Temple, and that Old Red Line
Anglican and Roman Catholic nuns calling for Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapakse and his government to step down, protest against the backdrop of the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre, a stark reminder of the wasteful policies of a regime that has brought the country to economic ruin. Colombo, April 2022.

• 18mm • f/3.5 • 1/800 • ISO800 •

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Christmas in Colombo

One Galle Face Christmas centerpiece.
One Galle Face Christmas centerpiece. EF16-35mm/2.8L at 20mm, f/8, 0.8s, and ISO100.

A night out with the Canon EOS R

Like many in Colombo I was both thankful and surprised not to have had a curfew slapped down on the city over the Christmas weekend; something that quite a few thought was inevitable. So, gift-buying duties completed, and the freezer stocked up with enough goodies to last ’til 31st night, I thought I’d do a bit of Christmas sightseeing in nighttime Colombo.* Canon/Metropolitan‘s offer of their EOS R as a date made the evening’s possibilities even more promising.

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The Coming Rain #2

The Coming Rain #2 by Son of the Morning Light on
Rain rolls in from the south on downtown Colombo, between the Beira Lake and the Indian Ocean. Shot from the 34th Floor of the West Tower of the World Trade Centre. February 2016.