Obsessions

obsessions - child by the widow - henry- rajakaruna

Is he feeling sad and melancholy? perhaps he is reminiscing or daydreaming?

Despite the title given by Rajakaruna, this image evokes a multitude of emotions that are shrewdly bundled into the photograph.

Captured by a medium format film camera, this image teaches us how the precision control of depth of field, and perfect exposure, along with master craftsmanship translate complex emotions into photographic communications.

Text: Hemantha Arunasiri

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