Motherhood, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

The photo was taken in August 2014 during my trip to Cambodia. This particular picture was made in Siem Reap rural area presenting motherhood, where mother and her son who was crying for some reasons. Fortunately I succeeded to attract his attention with my camera lens and stop him crying. This situation caused opportunity to make few photos.

Motherhood, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Nikon D90 | Exposure f/6 @ 1/100sec | ISO 1600 | Focal Length 155mm
Motherhood, by Ryszard Wierzbicki

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | October 24
Award Score: 67 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portraiture Photography
Photograph Location: Siem Reap | Cambodia

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 ( He established two forums for active travelers and photographers named Instant Travelling ( and World Around ( 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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