Lazi Girls by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Lazi town is favorable to tourists place since they can relax while on their trip from Cebu, then start the island tour as soon as they arrive in the morning. The port in the town of Lazi in the island province of Siquijor is set to have a regular boat trip to Cebu, Visayas region. As usually at the harbor area you can meet various people characters and personalities. Kids are gathering in small groups by the shore, where they play in blue water.

COOLPIX P900 with 35-300mm| Exposure 1/500sec @ f/5.0 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 53.5mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
November 15, 2018



Value 11
Clarity 11
Composition 14
Style 11
Skill 11

Award Category
Documentary Photography

Photograph Location
Lazi, Siquijor Island, Philippines

Born in 1963, Ryszard Wierzbicki is a graduate of University of Gdańsk in Poland, and completed his master degree of Social Sciences in Children Care Education in 1992. He worked in an orphanage and four other companies, where he served the positions of Educator, Marketing Specialist, and Sales & Marketing Manager in various branches including child care, dentistry, orthodontics, and IT. Apart from his regular jobs he continued developing his Scuba Diving qualification resulted as an instructor level in PADI. After emigrating to UK in 2006, he began his real travel and photography experience. He loves to explore South-East Asia, where he volunteers occasionally with Stu and the Kids charity organization of Thai and Burmese Orphans ( He established two forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( in 2010. Changed to an ironed suit and laptop for cargo trousers, hoodie jacket, and knapsack, Ryszard have been managing freely the passion of photography, traveling, and scuba diving. He is now self-employed as marketing advisor and tour organizer, happily divorced, and has no kids.

Current Location
Swindon, United Kingdom




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