Ubud is home to amazing restaurants, cafes, and streets lined with shops. There many sell goods from the region’s artisans. The unique atmosphere of Bali you can find here in a pill. But the most breathtaking thing about Bali are Rice Field Terraces, astonishing with vast green and endless shelfs expanding until horizon. In Ubud you can find the essence of Bali. Also people you meet there are very characteristic for this area. It is a paradise for photographers. Portraying people is easy and pleasant, because locals pose for photos with pleasure.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 02
Award Score: 65 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portrait Photography
Photograph Location: Ubud, 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 (stuandthekids.org). Established 2 forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling (instanttravelling.ning.com) and World Around (worldaround.pl) 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.