Amphawa Floating Market Lampoons by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Amphawa Market is distanced of about 90 Km south west from Bangkok in Samut Songkhram Province.Vendors on small wooden boats cook and sell their foods to tourists from all over the world. You can easily walk around the market for 2 or 3 hours and see everything calmly. In addition to food, souvenirs, spices and clothes, there are many stalls around with various kind of products to buy. One of such stall with colorful lampoons I captured in this frame.

NIKON D90 with 35-63mm | Exposure 1/30sec @ f/5.6 | ISO 220 | Focal Length 38mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
October 24, 2018



Value 11
Clarity 10
Composition 12
Style 10
Skill 11

Award Category
Color Photography

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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