This photo was taken when I was in Muang Noi area, Laos, December 2012. I met this little girl in a very remote village that can only be reached by boat, which I visited with my guide for giving school tools to the Kids. She was was so proud and didn’t want to take any gift from me.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | May 31
Award Score: 66 (Value 13, Clarity 12, Composition 17.5, Style 11.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Candid Photography
Photograph Location: Muang Noi | 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 (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.