Through the Viewfinder

Close up photo of elephants head and trunk

This is a baby elephant I took last August…I am never happy to go out… it’s really difficult for me to get outdoors and I rarely do so… I feel more comfortable when my eye is pressed against the viewfinder of my camera and it helps me to stay calm but the only thing which motivates to go out again is when I go back home and when I am in bed and flipping through the pictures of the day….whether it was a good day of shoot or bad day of shoot my photography always brings happiness… now, still, when I look back I enjoy this picture… for me, it’s like this baby elephant is smiling… and I think I feel a little appreciation towards myself each time… which is a big step for me…

— Tiyani Gurusinghe


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