I captured this one in Yala National Park, in the south east of Sri Lanka. We were out there on safari for a few hours, hoping to see a leopard or two. (Yala has the highest leopard concentration in the world). Unfortunately, the leopards proved alluded us but the peacocks were out in force!

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Canon 50D
55 – 250, 58mm

Original RAW file converted in Photoshop CS5. Textures from free use stock: www.kimklassencafe.com as well as some of my own.


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Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

Recreating the world as we forgot it..

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  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 3 years ago

    That’s pretty special, Andrew!

  • Mel, thanks mate! I’ve been working on this one for a while, so that’s a great thing to hear! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Lorraine Creagh
    Lorraine Creaghalmost 3 years ago

    Oh, that texture and the colour…beautiful. They really Work well with the image, Really lovely work. :-)

  • Thanks a lot mate! Really pleased to hear it.. I’ve been staring at this piece for weeks haha

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Lorraine Creagh
    Lorraine Creaghalmost 3 years ago

    Some things can’t be rushed. :-)

  • Haha, that’s the truth! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgealmost 3 years ago

    great feel to this Andrew!

  • Great to hear it, Rick. Thanks mate!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Andrew Simoni
    Andrew Simonialmost 3 years ago

    sick my friend, love the texure

  • Thanks a lot, Andy! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesoralmost 3 years ago

    Outstanding!! :)

  • Much appreciated, my friend :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentalmost 3 years ago

    Smashing mate, faved of course!

  • Awesome to hear mate, thanks a mill!! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenalmost 3 years ago

    Exceptional work Andrew!

  • Thanks so much, Carol! Had fun with this one :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentalmost 3 years ago

  • Legend! Thanks so much, mate!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 3 years ago

    FEBRUARY 5th,

    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Awesome! Much appreciated, Mary!!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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