Struck by Light is Dinil Abeygunawardane’s personal Photography and Media Arts space on the Web.
Dinil is an Australian and Sri Lankan based documentary/assignment photographer and a digital content creator with special interests in the science behind photography and media arts, visual neuroscience and colour management.
He is also an educator in photography, colour management and media arts and also provides his services as a colour management adviser to print industry.
In 2015 he founded the Institute of Multimedia Education in Sri Lanka to provide scientific education and related services to the multimedia industry, as well as a few other platforms for information sharing and knowledge dissemination.
Dinil’s community-based initiatives include the Alochana eMagazine, for curated humanities-based content in the Sinhala language, and COVIDINFO, to help the public of Sri Lanka to combat the COVID19 pandemic by empowering them with scientific information and advice in the native language.
In 2020, Sri Lanka’s national program on instructing the public about voting during the COVID pandemic was conceptualised, scripted, directed and produced/funded by the Institute of Multimedia Education under Dinil’s project leadership, with the collaborative institutional coverage support of the Sri Lanka Medical Association.
He is the co-author of Roopana – Sankalpa (Concepts of Visual Formations)
Dinil is an alumnus of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Colombo and has been a medical practitioner since 1998 in Sri Lanka as well as in Australia.
His current interests in Medicine are in the areas of Wellbeing and Lifestyle Medicine.