Sometimes Life Gives You Oranges
Six for two-hundred bucks, on 2nd Cross Street, Pettah. January 2023.

• 35mm • f/4 • 1/125 • ISO1250 • R6 & RF14-35/4L •


Fish Mongers, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Fish Monger #2 by Son of the Morning Light on
Fish mongers sell seafood in a southern Colombo suburb under lockdown. The young man on the left is a tattoo artist from Hikkaduwa, one of the country’s most famous tourist towns, forced now to sell fish to make ends meet. For many others, however, opportunities such as this are few. Colombo, Sri Lanka. 7th May 2020: day 48 of the lockdown.
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Offers for Sale

Flower  Shop, Sea Street, Colombo by Son of the Morning Light on
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.

Dawn at the Manning Market, Pettah

Manning Market, Colombo, Sri Lanka #14 by Son of the Morning Light on
One of the largest wholesale fruit and vegetable markets in Sri Lanka, the Manning Market, in the Pettah area of Colombo, is at its busiest at daybreak. April 2018.

Fruit & Vegetable Market, Manning Place, Wellawatte

Even though the Wellawatte area of Colombo is overwhelmingly Tamil and Muslim, these vendors are all Sinhalese from other parts of the city and suburbs who come over each day to sell their produce in the newly renovated market. Canon EOS 600D and EF-S 18-200mm lens at 18mm, 1/160, f/3.5, and ISO 1600.