Panglao Beach Walkers by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Panglao Island is a part of Bohol the island province located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Panglao is a famous tourist destination for its white sand beaches and world-class diving sites. Panglao is very accessible to other natural wonders of Bohol such as the Chocolate Hills, the countless springs, rivers, falls and caves and the ever cute tarsier, the smallest primate in the world. I had a chance ti spend there one day on photo shooting session in March 2019.

COOLPIX P900 | Exposure 1/400sec f /3.2 | ISO 500 | Focal Length 5.4mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
March 22, 2020



Value 12
Clarity 13
Composition 17
Style 12
Skill 11

Award Category
Travel Photography

Photograph Location
Panglao Beach, Bohol, 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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