Fire is the subject which always focuses attention of viewers. It is also a wonderful phenomenon to be photographed. Vitality and power of colors expressed by the light of fire make such photos very unique and worth of attention. This particular picture was take when exploring Gili Island in Indonesia near Bali.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 22
Award Score: 69 (Value 13, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 12.5, Skill 12.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Motion Photography
Photograph Location: Gili Island, 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.