Heart shaped Blessing, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Another photo taken during my trip to Luang Prabang, Laos. I visited a small village on the other side of Mekong river distanced of a few miles away from the city. Together with my guide we decided to visit a local primary school of maybe 80-100 kids and make a small donation of basic school tools. Kids there were fantastic and expressed their thanks with Heart shaped Blessings. Unforgettable moments.

Heart shaped Blessing

Nikon D5000 with 55-200mm | Exposure f/5.6 @ 1/125sec | ISO 200 | Focal Length 70mm
Heart shaped Blessing

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | April 26
Award Score: 63 (Value 11, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 11, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Travel Photography
Photograph Location: Village Around Luang Prabang Area | Laos

Photographer: Ryszard Wierzbicki (Swindon, United Kingdom) Registered
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 (stuandthekids.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.

Website: http://instanttravelling.ning.com
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