Is Anybody There? by Ryszard Wierzbicki

The is another of my photograph taken in Ngong Khiaw in northern Laos. The girl was looking inside of the classroom in a small village in northern Laos. Even though is it a small village, Nong Khiaw has a plenty of charm with a decent range of accommodation, 24 hour electricity and a connection to the road network for those interested in exploring the surrounding area and photographing locals.

Is Anybody There? by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Nikon D5000 with 55-200mm | Exposure ƒ/5.6 @ 1/500sec | Focal Length 164.7mm | ISO 200
Is Anybody There? by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 03
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Travel Photography
Photograph Location: Ngong Khiaw | Laos

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 ( Established 2 forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( 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.


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