Award Winner | Photo of the Day | January 14, 2013
This photograph of Balinese boats, and volcano in its backdrop was taken during boarding to the Speedboat when going for diving to Padang Bay in Bali. The shot I did from the Sanur beach side. Such an amazing scenery is available every morning for those who are starting their working day on Bali and Divers who start their trips from the shore to the Diving Point.
Technical Info: Nikon D5000 with 55-200mm | Exposure f/11 @ 1/500sec | ISO 200 | Focal Length 55mm
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 14
Award Score: 63 (Value 11, Clarity 12, Composition 16, Style 12, Skill 13)
Photographer: Ryszard Wierzbicki (Swindon, United Kingdom) Registered Photographer
Ryszard Wierzbicki was born in 1963. Graduated with a Master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education from University of Gdańsk in 1992 in Poland. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, going through positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches (child care, dentistry, orthodontics and IT). Apart of his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted of an instructor level in PADI. Emigrated to UK in 2006, from where he started his real traveling & photography experience and exploration of South-East Asia. Volunteering occasionally with Stu and the Kids charity organization of Thai and Burmese Orphans (stuanthekids.org). Established 2 forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling (instanttravelling.ning.com) and World Around (worldaround.pl) in 2010. Changed an ironed suit and laptop for cargo trousers, hoodie jacket, knapsack and started to manage freely the passion of photography, traveling and scuba diving.