Weblog of Nazly Ahmed

Nazly Ahmed

Nazly Ahmed

Web Developer. PHP Addict. Wordpress Hacker. FOSS Enthusiast. (Micro)Blogger. Photo Hobbyist. Cricket Fanatic. Husband. Dad.

Perfect Sunset at Bible Rock

The Bible Rock is one of the prettiest sight you will see on Kandy Road when you get closer towards Kadugannawa. I was passing by and was awestruck by the most beautiful sunsets I have seen in a while. I had packed my Canon 60D and the Tripod was just lying on my car boot. The end result was just amazing. It’s Avurudu (New Year) season, so there were fireworks all around. Can you spot it in the photo?

Posted 8 months ago

Nawam Maha Perahera

To be honest I haven’t been to a Perahera before. I have seen few mini Peraheras while passing by but finally I decided to go and see a Perahera for the sole purpose of capturing some photos. I wasn’t sure whether I will be able to roam freely to get good angles but to my surprise I was able to find a good spot and capture  some great moments. Read More >>

Posted 10 months ago

Happy New Year 2015

Wishing you all a Happy New Year, 2015! Managed to capture this during the celebrations at Galle Face, something I visioned for a long time. Gotta admit that it’s not the best photograph, but I would blame that on the lack of Fireworks proportionate to the Twin Towers. But hey, I’m not complaining. All the best for the New Year!

Posted 11 months ago

Arcade Independence Square at dusk

I have a great interest in capturing urban night shots. I crave for light trails and well lit buildings. Ever since the Arcade Independence Square was opened I was trying my best to get a good capture but couldn’t make it until last week. It was after sunset and the timing was perfect to capture the sky mixed with purple and pink colour.

Posted 1 year ago

Floating Market at Sunset

The newly opened Floating Market in Pettah is really a great attraction for the people in Colombo. While I was passing by, I managed to capture this beatiful sunset over the Floating Market with it’s reflection over Beira Lake.

Posted 1 year ago

Festival of Lights

During Vesak where ever you go around Sri Lanka you will see very colorful lanterns, pandols and light decorations. I love to roam around and get a a good click coz light being the basics for Photography there is no better time you find so many combinations of colour and light. This Photo I posted to Flickr made it to Explore. Here are some of the other photos during Vesak which includes Photos from an event with Floating Lanterns. Read More >>

Posted 1 year ago

Wellawatte Beach at dusk

Wellawatte Beach in Colombo is a great place to spend your evening. It has a very lengthy beach strip occupied by people doing various sporting activities, joggers and families who want spend their evening. Random guys fishing with their fishing rods is a sight you won’t miss if you go there. Thankfully I was able to capture this with the mixture of the lovely sunsets we have been having in Colombo in the recent weeks. Read More >>

Posted 2 years ago

England Lions tour of Sri Lanka

The England Lions are in Sri Lanka right now. Couple of tour matches have been played already and three unofficial Test Matches are scheduled to be played during this month. The second Tour match ended today at Colts Cricket Ground and being an English Cricket fan I paid a visit. Jonny Bairstow the English Test batsman, Liam Plunkett who represented England previously, Scott Borthwick who played for England in the last Test of the recent Ashes series and James Taylor are the notable mentions during this tour. Read More >>

Posted 2 years ago

Love watching Trains

I grew up all my life watching trains pass by. Colombo Fort to Avissawella Railway track was right in front of our house. I never got fed up of watching them. As I grew older, I started recording them on Camera. As much as I love to go beyond my comfort zone, I have failed to do so in the recent past once I got a DSLR. The hill country route is very scenic. I used to travel a lot to Kandy five years back. But didn’t travel much recently. Now trying my best to plan an escape towards the hill capital and beyond. Read More >>

Posted 2 years ago

Colombo Night Races 2013

Colombo Night Races which happens during the midweek of December is a main attraction among the other events for Motorheads. The first CNR featured the Lamboghini Gallardo, Lotus Elise, Nissan 350z and the Porsche Carrera. That’s first time I saw a Lambo in the streets of Colombo. Last year in addition to the above we had the Aston Martin. Apart from the main event, the other racing categories featuring local talent also attract the crowd. Read More >>

Posted 2 years ago

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