When visiting villages around Vang Vieng (Laos) area there are many opportunities to see villagers working on the rice field. I took this photograph from a shot distance, from the Vieng Tara Villa hotel, which is located on the suburb area of the Village.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 11
Award Score: 64 (Value 11, Clarity 11, Composition 18, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Vieng Tara Villa Rice Field, Vang Vieng Area, Laos
Photographer: Ryszard Wierzbicki (Swindon, United Kingdom) Registered
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.
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