A Himalayan Woman by Ryszard Wierzbicki

This Himalayan Woman I met during my Trekking around Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Villagers who I met on my way were always smiling and friendly to every tourist they met. It is always important to remember that buying something from local People helps them to survive in this rough climate at the high altitude of Himalaya Mountains.

NIKON D5000 with 35-129mm| Exposure 1/250sec @ f/5.6 | ISO 450 | Focal Length 86mm

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Photo of the Day

Award Date
November 11, 2018

66

AWARD SCORE

Value 12
Clarity 11
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 12

Award Category
Portrait Photography

Photograph Location
Annapurna Circuit, Nepal

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.

Current Location
Swindon, United Kingdom

Twitter
https://twitter.com/ryszard1963

Website
http://ryszardwierzbicki.com

Website
http://instanttravelling.ning.com

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