A Remarkable Skill by Ryszard Wierzbicki

For many Burmese hand making and handicraft is a way of life income. Artistic skills of local people are remarkable and the products made by hands are commonly purchased by tourists for souvenirs and gifts. Buying such hand made ethnic products of Myanmar is not a big investment for average Westerner Tourist but it is a great support for the local community and a perfect souvenir from the other hand.

Nikon D5000 | Exposure 1/250 sec @ f/5.6 | ISO 800 | Focal Length 190mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
December 5, 2020

63

AWARD SCORE

Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 16
Style 12
Skill 11

Award Category
Still Life Photography

Photograph Location
Mrauk U, Kaladan River, Myanmar

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

Twitter
https://twitter.com/ryszard1963

Website
http://ryszardwierzbicki.com

Website
http://instanttravelling.ning.com

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