Death of veteran photographer Dunstan Wickramaratna

Veteran photographer Dunstan Wickramaratna passed away on Tuesday at the age of 80.

During a career spanning five decades in photography, he covered many landmark events including the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana in 1982.

He has won several photography awards in his long career. He was bestowed with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Journalism Awards for Excellence- 2012 conducted by the Editor’s Guild of Sri Lanka.

He was also awarded the “Kithunu Sammana “by the former Archbishop His Grace Rt.Rev.Dr.Nicholas Marcus Fernando in 2001 for the services he has rendered to the catholic media. His funeral was held on Wednesday.

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