Wordless Wednesday- Well, almost…

Sri Lankan Photography -November, 2018

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It rained a lot. Hotel porter takes our bags to our rooms.
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School Children boarding their bus to school
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The whiteness of school uniforms really stood out. The government gives each child a uniform and it is up to the children to keep it clean.
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Passing by one of the many temples.
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The dining room at restaurant at elephant orphanage where we ate lunch and watched the elephants play in the river.
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Some of the many elephants that are walked to the river daily. The orphanage takes care of previously abused elephants and orphans. 
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Back on the bus, watching the men work the rice fields.
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One of the many temples we visited
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We saw monkeys in most of the places we visited. So much fun to watch.

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This little guy was very interested in what we were doing and didn’t mind posing for this photo. 

Camera 5DMiii; Lens 24 to 105

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17 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday- Well, almost…

      1. I remember seeing a doco once, about Australian wildlife photographers in a rainforest, and it showed how much was involved in setting things up and then waiting patiently, often for a very long time.


        1. Yes, I have seen shows like that. Photographers hiding all over the world in little box type structures to get that close up. If you’re on Instagram, andyparkinsonphotos has the best wildlife photos I have ever come across. Just brilliant.


          1. When you see people taking professional photos of dogs (and babies, I guess), they always use some kind of distraction item like a squeaky toy so that the dog turns around with eyes focussed on whatever it is. But wildlife photographers can’t use tricks like that, I guess. (Well, you wouldn’t want a lion to notice where you were!)


    1. I know! So much white everywhere. Probably spotted so much because of the heat. The government provides school uniforms to kids and when have we ever seen governments be practical? I think I will continue to use Wordless Wednesday for my photography. Seems a good idea at the moment.

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      1. Yes of course the heat. It makes me mad that in many of those hot, hot, hot middle east countries, the men wear white and the women black. So not only are they more covered when they go out but that are wearing black!

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