Taking a Break in Kandy

Shermaine Willis and Anuradha Perera, shot on the streets of Kandy, Sri Lanka, for Ashraff Associates and The Radh, Kandy, in October 2018.
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The “Udarata Menike” Crosses the Nine Arch Bridge at Dawn

A plate from the New York Times of 30th January 2019, shows my photo of the century-old Nine Arch Bridge, close to Ella, in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, just as the Udarata Menike, or Highland Lady, storms across it on its eight and a half-hour journey from Badulla to Colombo. This was part of an assignment for the New York Times’ Frugal Traveler column, specifically for award-winning travel journalist Lucas Peterson’s piece, “An Island Nation That Is Best Savored Slowly”. Pick up a copy, or check it out online, for more photos, and the full story.
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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 500px.com
Dambulla, Sri Lanka. February 2018.

Sunset Over Unawatuna Bay, Sri Lanka #7

Sunset Over Unawatuna Bay, Sri Lanka #6 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
January 2018.

Late Afternoon on Unawatuna Beach, Sri Lanka

Unawatuna Beach, Sri Lanka, in the Afternoon #1 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
January 2018.

World’s End Lodge, Sri Lanka #5

World's End Lodge, Sri Lanka #5 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Terraced gardens fall away from the Haputale Ridge in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. In the far distance, beyond the Ohiya Gap is the near vertical Kuragala Escarpment. Shot in September 2017.

Kitesurfer, Kalpitiya Lagoon, Sri Lanka #4

Kiteboarder, Kalpitiya Lagoon #4 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
Shot on assignment for Serendib magazine. My photo story on kiteboarding in Kalpitiya, “Wind Riders, ran in the September 2017 issue.

Donkey Point, Kalpitiya

Donkey Point, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com
The foreground of this photograph demonstrates Sri Lanka’s problem with plastic pollution. Even the most remote and uninhabited beaches are not free of discarded plastic. On the west coast of Sri Lanka, August 2017.