Camera settings: f9.5, SS 1/90, ISO 200
How can he sit there so calmly with two ton elephants roaming about? Well, he’s actually a mahout. He spends his days caring for these elephants at the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, a tiny island south of the Indian Ocean. I was afraid this might be a touristy type of place having read mixed reviews, but it turned out to be a fantastic opportunity to see them play in the river and on land.