Mobile Player by Ryszard Wierzbicki

There is another photo taken when visiting the Amphawa Floating Market in Thailand. The boy was playing intensively with the mobile phone when his mother was preparing meals for tourist in a family run small restaurant by the canal. Kids in Thailand are not provided any special Kindergarten care except assisting the parents activities through the day long.

NIKON D90 with 18-35mm | Exposure 1/0.050sec @ f/6 | ISO 1600 | Focal Length 140mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
October 28, 2018



Value 12
Clarity 11
Composition 15
Style 11
Skill 11

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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