These film photographs are hard won victories from my non digital photography days. A time of despairing struggle. Trying to understand the voodoo of F-stop and aperture. Recorded by piles of over or under exposed disasters. Took me years to realise the cause. Technical incompatibilities between my ancient Nikon’s “semi automatic” settings and its Sigma…

CMEV signature campaign in Badulla The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence, as a member of the March 12th Movement (M12M), is organising a signature campaign in Badulla today. The vehicle parade of M12M has approached Badulla after a long march. And many of the religious / CSO / Political leaders are putting their signatures at this very moment at the function being held at Badulla town. ...

The WhatsApp Predicament I’m the type of friend that’ll send you a random WhatsApp message asking one of the following questions*: 1. What’s your favorite dessert? 2. Your favorite cuisine? 3. If you could eat something now: what would it be? 4. What’s the one dish you can’t do without? 5. Name your Top 5 favorite foods. 6. What did you have ...

Voters Day Staff of CPA’s Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) taking part in a rally organised to celebrate Voters Day in Badulla. The day’s program involved a campaign encouraging citizens to register themselves to have their names placed on the annual voters list. Filed under: Documents, Photos

Lankan Hospitality: Killing You With Food & Kindness Ah, gotta love Sri Lankan hospitality; it’s the simple art of killing people with kindness and food. So, a random friend of a friend from England drops by to learn bridge. Us: Have some tea? Or coffee? Could we get you a fruit juice? Beer, maybe? Guest: Please don’t bother. Us (sounding like it’s a threat): No, but you ...

Ghosts Of Alcohol Bottles Past  Remember your early 20s? You know, when you could: 1. Mix 5 types of alcohol, and still wake up on time to make it to office; 2. have beer for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and believed with absolute conviction that you’re on a balanced diet; 3. drink a bottle of whiskey, eat an entire buffet, plus a cake, and ...

Street Photography: Seven Photos It’s no secret that I love to pore through the street photography tag in the WordPress.com Reader and share images that catch my attention. Join me on another trip around the world as seen through the eyes (and lenses!) of these seven skilled photographers. This arresting image of a bird in a car — juxtaposed against the unknowing elderly man ...

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