The Balinese Bearer by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Every touristic attraction on Earth has its own Crowd Artists. The man on this photo is such an example. You can meet him almost every day when exploring Rice Fields Terraces in Bali. As a professional Crowd Artist he can pose for you for some extra donations meeting your postcards pictures expectations. You can find the same roles played in Kathmandu by local Sadus or in Papua New Guinea the famous Papuan with task and gourd.

The Balinese Bearer by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Nikon D5000 | Exposure f/5.6 @ 1/125sec | ISO 360 | Focal Length 55mm
The Balinese Bearer by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 06
Award Score: 68 (Value 12.5, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portrait Photography
Photograph Location: Bali, Indonesia

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 ( Established 2 forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( 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.


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