International Bonaire Photo Contest 2015 winners
The Bonaire Photo Contest ended successfully in its II edition on December 16. Eight pictures were selected by International and local judges in Bonaire from 705 photos. Bonaire Photo Contest became worldwide this year not only for Latin America.This edition had winners from many countries around the world: Brazil, Holland, Austria, United States, Venezuela and Costa Rica. Also a special recognition was given to Photographer Jeffrey Stamer from United States. He had two of the top pictures competing for first place in the Professional category Eco (top side).
The photo contest was in English, Portuguese and Spanish and was promoted on social media around the world. Past visitors who stayed on island in 2013 and 2014 were invited to participate. The contest welcomed amateur but also professional photographers in the categories of Underwater and Eco (top side), awarding 1st and 2nd place.
The six months event promoted tourism to the Island. “It was awesome to enjoy the magic of photography, expressed in the captures made by each one of our visitor this year” commented Yasmin Perez from Tourism Corporation Bonaire Latin America (TCB-LA). It was difficult for our local and international judges to select the eight winning pictures. The winning pictures are being published on www.Bonairephotocontest.com and on Instagram @Bonairephotocontest, for the enjoyment of the public and fans of Bonaire worldwide.
TCB-LA would like to thank the sponsors on island for the great prizes to the winners; these where Bellafonte Bonaire, Bruce Bowker’s Carib Inn, Buddy Dive Resort, Budget Rent A Car, Captain Don’s Habitat, Eden Beach, It Rains Fishes, Piet Boon Bonaire, Rum Runners, Sorobon Beach Resort, SunRentals Bonaire and VIP Diving.