The Horizon of Our Hope*
Dawn at Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.

• 50mm • f/1.4 • 1/160 • ISO100 • Canon 5DMkIII & EF 50/1.4 courtesy Canon/Metropolitan.

*“Time is no longer endless or the horizon destitute of hope.”

— Charles Lindbergh


I’ve been missing the predawn curtain raisers on my morning walks, these past weeks, sunrise coming earlier, as we arrive at our longest day of the year, today, 3rd August. But some morning showers gave the sun something to fight, and there’s nothing like a fight for spectacle. Weras Lake, Bellanwila, Sri Lanka.

Sunrise, Panama
Sri Lanka, May 2022.

• 50mm • f/2.8 • 1/8000 • ISO100 • Shot on a Canon EOS 5DMkIII & EF 50/1.4, courtesy Canon/Metropolitan.

Mountains in the Jungle

Dolosbage, Sri Lanka by Son of the Morning Light on
Shot from below the Kabaragala-Rakshagala Ridge in the Dolosbage Mountains of Sri Lanka, for my photo story, “Mountains in the Jungle, which runs in the June 2018 issue of Serendib magazine.
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Sunrise Over Gal Koth Kanda and the Kandalama Tank #5

Sunrise Over the Kandalama Tank, Sri Lanka #5 by Son of the Morning Light on
Dambulla, Sri Lanka. February 2018.

Highland Fire #2

Highland Fire (portrait) by Son of the Morning Light on
Sunset over tea plantations in Bogawantalawa, in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. February 2014.

Ventura Beach

Sundown on Ventura Beach, Bentota, Sri Lanka by Son of the Morning Light on

Beachgoers catch the last rays of the day at Bentota, on the west coast of Sri Lanka. Shot on assignment for Serendib, the inflight magazine of SriLankan Airlines. My story, Eternal Bentota, runs in the November 2016 issue.

  • 600D+EFS18-200/3.5-5.6@18mm,1/2,f/4.5,ISO100
  • The Colombo Port in the Morning

    Colombo Port in the Morning by Son of the Morning Light on

    Shot from the Harbour Room of the Grand Oriental Hotel. September 2016.

  • 600D+EFS24/2.8@1/640,f/2.8,ISO100