A Blessing Boy of Kathmandu by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Blessing in Nepalese Culture is a common Custom. In Western Culture saying, expressing “Thank You” is usually articulated in exchange “for something”. Here in Nepal is a rather kind of Greeting which observed everywhere and “for free”. This poor boy was very satisfied and glad to be interested in someone enough to take a picture.

NIKON D5000 | Focal Length 200mm | Exposure 1/250sec @ f/6.3 | ISO 1600

A Blessing Boy of Kathmandu by Ryszard Wierzbicki

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Value 12.5
Clarity 12.5
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 12

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 (stuandthekids.org). He established two forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling (instanttravelling.ning.com) and World Around (worldaround.co.uk) 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




1 reply
  1. José J. Rivera-Negrón
    José J. Rivera-Negrón says:

    Congrats on having such a great score. We can see the happiness on this child eyes.


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