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