This photo was taken in Vientiane, Laos in December 2012. When going down with my camera Mekong River Boulevard I met young Buddhist Monks, who were enjoying their free time and unweaving the robe to dry it in the sun.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | October 18
Award Score: 51 (Value 10, Clarity 10, Composition 13, Style 10, Skill 08)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Vientiane | 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.