Award Winning Professional Photographer
Ravindra Ranasinghe says that “photography is not only a passion, but an art where you find the ‘un-findable’ in common places.” He unveils the world as it is through his personal perspectives through the lens of his camera.
Ravindra’s entry into this photography profession was accidental as he submitted a photo from a cyber shot camera to the 54th Photographic Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL) where it got accepted. Being a part of the PSSL and also the Lionel Wendt Photography Society, he learned the skills of photography that are rendered into his masterpieces today. His captures were also recognized and awarded at the Federation International de L’Art Photographique.
Living amidst the rat race of life, Ravindra empathizes with the viewers of his photography and tries to capture the value and serenity of human relationships in a therapeutic manner. He incorporates a variety of color palettes into his photography to empathize with the world, and visualizes it beautifully and expressively.
His dependence on sunlight and ‘light’ highlights his great enthusiasm in playing around with light and shadow to dramatize the portrayal of his subjects.
Ravindra’s photographs are characterized with his personal observations and myriad perceptions of people, places and common place activities that create a unique impact. They transform the art of standard photography into a uniquely expressive and emotional form, while it also rejuvenates the eyes with fresh and rich color.
The depth of human emotion and its impact on humankind is made to contend with unique emotional moments in Ravindra’s surroundings. These graphically striking images, allow the beauty of humanity to unveil itself. His photography is enhanced by his skill at manipulating an image to speak a thousand words and to engross the viewer into the emotion it conveys.
The intricate details, of man and nature’s relationship creates a photograph strongly rooted in meticulousness, expression and emotion.
Ravindra uses the knowledge of his photography courses, experience and critical feedback to strive for self- improvement. He focuses his efforts and his camera lens find something unique in every setting and has photographed tsunami affected villages in Sri Lanka, the districts of Batticaloa, Jaffna, Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka and even Rajasthan in India.
Ravindra’s relationship with his camera relies on inspiration from a vast range of subjects, while his work connotates the power and timelessness of humanity.
He captures feeling, expression and emotion that the naked eye cannot see or the unfeeling heart cannot feel, as he freezes precious moments in time and expresses their warmth and value.
Ravindra Ranasighe’s work explores detail that describe the essential harmony within nature and humanity. Instead of looking at a mother holding a child in its still form, he sees the power of a mother’s love for her child. It’s this emotional connection that makes this photography unique and artistically revolutionary!
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Shining Bright on a Feast..
Shining Bright on a Feast..$300 – $900Quick View
Captured in this beautiful image is one of the most revered places of worship by faithful Christians, richly decorated with thousands of lights in celebration of the church feast day. As the flag post is seen hoisted towards the side of the church the creation focuses on the many elements of preparation that are underway prior to the proceedings.
This is a beautiful creation that exhibits the amount of faith, such a powerful shrine influences are a great addition to remind the viewer of the glory of this sacred place of worship.
Temple of the Tooth
Temple of the Tooth$300 – $900Quick View
One of Sri Lanka’s most majestic attractions, is captured in all its glory in this classic take of the Sri Dalada Maligawa which is home to the tooth relic of Buddha.
Adorned with all its glory and illuminated on a starlit night, the photographer has captured two majestic elephants who are as much a part of this temple as the monument itself. The Tooth Relic is seen here sitting in all its glory while the religious dignitaries have found their place on the other elephant. This monument is part of the royal palace complex and calls Kandy its home. The city which is the cultural capital of Sri Lanka is also a UNESCO World Heritage site primarily due to this magnificent monument.
Higher Consciousness$300 – $900Quick View
Intertwined with this colorful creation is a deeper meaning that explores the colors visible to a mind raised to a higher state of consciousness. The main focus point for the creator in this instance is three peaceful Buddhist monks walking in single file, and although they walk in the waking world, they practice deep meditation with every step they take which opens their minds to see a more vivid view of the general surroundings.
This creation displays the talent of the creator showing us what is beyond our imagination is definitely a priceless possession to make your own.
Sweeping Life’s Chaos
Sweeping Life’s Chaos$300 – $900Quick View
This creation portrays the unmatched talent of the creator to capture the finest details of an instance when a Buddhist monk meditatively sweeps the temple gardens. This exact moment in time skillfully selected by the creator tells the story of the importance of sweeping away chaos from the surface of our lives which will not only create a more peaceful setting, but also bring hope for when the dust settles, we will be able to enjoy the beauty of life.
Enjoy the beauty of this unique piece of photography and remind yourself to sweep the chaos away from life every now and then.
Work begins at Dusk
Work begins at Dusk$325 – $1,025Quick View
Striking shades of orange light up the clouds in the sky as dusk takes over the day. The creator has captured this moment in high definition as he focuses on the other activities that take place on this beach which includes a pair of fishermen walk with their nets while another two tend to their nets further away. As the brightness of the sun darkens everything in the foreground, the silhouettes appearing in black show how these hard-working fishermen prepare to begin their work for the day.
This creation will be a perfect addition to your home or office as it will infuse the energy to begin your work and also help you unwind enjoying the beauty of dusk.
The Master in Action
The Master in Action$300 – $975Quick View
Celebrating the wonder of cultural practices passed down over the centuries, the creator highlights the amazing talent of a seasoned performer just before he commences an epic dance performance. Taking center stage in a fire-dancing ceremony, the master displays the highest levels of confidence to perform this ritualistic dance, demonstrating how such poise and perfection can be attained only through years of devotion towards practice.
As the master’s faithful disciples look on, you too would be able to visualize this awe-inspiring dance performance unfold before your eyes when you make this creation a part of your home or office space.
Two is Company
Two is Company$300 – $975Quick View
‘Two is Company’ is a wonderful creation that highlights many aspects related to life and invites the viewer to draw their attention to each of the prominent elements captured within the frame of this scene. Just as the glass light panels are seen together, you will also notice a pair of young monks who are engaged in a casual conversation enjoying each other’s company.
The rural setting also encourages the viewer to understand that even with the bare minimum supplies, if you have the right company, you will never feel lonely; which gives you all the more reason to make this rare creation a part of your collection.
Bright as the Golden Sun
Bright as the Golden Sun$300 – $900Quick View
Captured from an optimum distance the creator focuses on a massive golden Buddha statue from afar and through the perfect positioning of this focal point captures the beauty of the surrounding landscape in all its glory.
The creation which takes on a stratified distribution highlights the road that leads to the statue, the lush greenery of the surrounding and above all the mighty sky adorned with dark clouds. The unique depth of this creation is used to allow the viewer to visualize the horizon at which this the golden statue of the Buddha shines bright as the sun against the sky.
The Silver Lining
The Silver Lining$300 – $900Quick View
Herein is a capture of some of the signature landmarks of the city of Colombo. In the distance, the photographer has captured two buildings that form the epicenter of the business and academic areas of the country.
In the background dark clouds form into a cohesive shape with streaks of silver linings. Contrasting the concrete jungle against the lush green trees and green grass in the foreground, it is a timely reminder that indeed every dark cloud in life comes with a silver lining.
Life passes by on Stilts
Life passes by on Stilts$300 – $975Quick View
A photograph of a single fisherman on a stilt in the middle of the ocean. Although he is surrounded by many more stilts, he is the lone fisherman in the sea. The expression no the fisherman’s face is also caught as the photo is taken when he is turning towards the direction of the camera.
The creator has captured through this photograph the loneliness of a fisherman, as he toils for his days catch amidst a vast ocean and in the process has succeeded to bring emotion to the picture.
Walk of Serenity
Walk of Serenity$300 – $800Quick View
A man walks into the distance through acres of lush paddy fields, in this scenic take on the beauty of nature. The photographer has captured the raw magnanimity of these luscious fields, but juxtaposed it against a striking red bus strolling along the road.
The road less travelled is clad with beauty, but visible only to the one who stops to admire it. This is in essence what the photographer attempts to capture through the portrayal of shades of organic greens, that naturally soothe the eye and bring a sense of calm, upon the soul.
The Phoenix Rises
The Phoenix Rises$300 – $975Quick View
Calling all fans of deep-rooted cultures and mythical powers, this creation would be a perfect addition for your collection as it focuses on a ritualistic ceremony centered around ancient traditions and fire dancing techniques.
Captured at an entryway lined with cobblestones which opens its gates to path leading to a mighty kingdom, dancers perform and call upon the great Phoenix – a mythical creature born of fire, symbolizing renewal, rebirth and resurrection.
This striking creation will effortlessly grab the attention of an onlooker due to its fiery nature and thus, will make a perfect décor option to rejuvenate any living space.
Hoisted over Breaking Wav..
Hoisted over Breaking Wav..$325 – $1,025Quick View
An action photo of fisherman on stilts as they sit hoisted above the breaking waves to catch their prize. The picture shows many fishermen spread throughout the frame, which combines to produce a beautiful scenery against a backdrop of panoramic ocean and sky.
The creator has used the right shutter speed to capture a time freeze of a breaking wave giving a sense that the viewer is standing in the wake of the break. The mixture of action with serenity is well managed and balanced with the splendor of nature as a background.
Rhythmic Twirl$325 – $1,025Quick View
The best theatrical performances are often a culmination of many aspects, and this creation focusses on the climax of the dance performance – a rhythmic twirl, performed by the chief dancer. As seen in the background of the scene, all the other performers are captivated by the innate abilities of the most senior member of the group and watch on in anticipation as he brings to life his great act which can only be achieved through many years of learning and practice.
The creator has captured this moment in high definition to allow you to witness every detail of this traditional dance act and give you the opportunity to enjoy its lively splendor from where ever you have it on display.
Perfect Mirror Image
Perfect Mirror Image$300 – $900Quick View
This is truly an astounding creation that has captured the instance when a still water body successfully reflects a mirror image of everything above its surface water. Undisturbed by even a mild breeze, the crystal clear waters showcase an almost perfect mirror image, creating one of the most unique works of art.
The color of the bright blue sky decorated with clusters of clouds is brought out more by the touch of bright red color from the sails of one of the boats. This creation will most certainly baffle the onlooker by the near perfection achieved through its symmetric reflection.
Playful Moments$300 – $975Quick View
This amazing Creator has managed to capture a very candid and playful shot of this beautiful animal. The elephant looks happy and carefree. This creation has the power to transfer those feelings on to those who view it. The Creator has focused the image on the Elephant in its element.
The Elephant has submerged it in water, which looks to be very fun, interesting and inviting. It seems as though it is meal time for this elephant, portrayed here in this image where it has taken a trunk full of grass from the water and is preparing to eat it.
Darkness Defeated$325 – $1,025Quick View
The creator constructs a story for the spectator, a little child sits by a chimney lamp, studying. His mother may be in the background cooking dinner, while watching him. Life in poverty wasn’t his choice, but what he chooses to do with the education is clearly in his hands. As poverty creeps in like the night, he will be the bright light that shines through bringing hope! The expressions on his face are to be construed carefully by the spectator.
For one, he may be a lethargic child studying because his mother keeps pestering in the background, to another he may be a child staring at the book but in reality lost in thought in his own world.
Fading Colors$300 – $900Quick View
Captured here is a rundown building of Colombo, which still portray the colors of yesteryear. With shades of peach, orange & green, here is a classic take on the architecture from the retro years.
Despite known for its bustling roads and soaring skylines, the photographer has captured a deserted street with a mere pedestrian crossing over to the other side. An isolated tuk tuk sits on the side, awaiting some business on what would normally be a bustling locality. The photographer also captures the green weeds growing along the building, which ironically add a bit of zest, to an otherwise forlorn moment in time.
Fumes of Cobalt
Fumes of Cobalt$300 – $900Quick View
A traditional oriental dancer holds two dance poles from which emanate what looks like blue smoke. Take a closer look and you see it’s the genius illusion of ultra violet lighting that storm up blue hues to pierce through the smoke. From the dancer’s facial features to the very golden embellishments on his costume, this is a photograph where the artist has personified his love for the soothing shade of blue.
Enveloped by smoke, this is an unconventional capture of a talented photographer who portrays the creative illusion of lighting.
A Lonely Walk
A Lonely Walk$300 – $900Quick View
Captured on a cold and misty afternoon in the central highlands, this is a unique creation that highlights the mesmerizing beauty of a lonely road carved through a lush green landscape. Seen towards the corner of the image is a woman who walks alone with dry twigs in hand, which would be used to light a fire to warm her home on this cold day.
This is a beautiful creation perfectly captures the misty surroundings which will resonate the same cold feeling to the entire setting it is placed in.