A photograph of kitesurfing in Baan Tai area in Koh Phangan island, Thailand. The island is marvelous and famous for breathtaking sunsets and kitesurfing paradise spot. Shallow, warm water, long, white sand beaches and sun make Koh Phangan a unique place for tranquillity escape from the rat race society and remind yourself what should a real-life be about.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | April 28
Award Score: 64 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 11.5, Skill 11.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Sunrise & Sunset Photography
Photograph Location: Baan Tai, Koh Phangan Island, Surat Thani, Thailand
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.