2016 Photo Winners

The winner of the 2016 IFAJ-DeLaval Star Prize for Photography is Todd Klassy of the United States.

"Braving the Rain", Todd Klassy, USA. The 2016 overall winner of the IFAJ Star Prize for Photography.
“Braving the Rain”, Todd Klassy, USA. The 2016 overall winner of the IFAJ Star Prize for Photography.

Klassy won this distinction, as well as the competition’s People category, for the photo, “Braving the Rain.” The image depicts a rancher on horseback caught in a downpour of rain.

The judges said Klassy’s image speaks a thousand words and “transmits the essence and spirit of the agricultural sector.” The judges praised the precise technicalities of the image, the excellent colour and composition.

“This image tells a complete story and continues to intrigue.”

 

 

Other winners in this year’s competition were:

Production Category:

– Winner: Carolina Wahlberg of Sweden
– Distinguished Recognition: Juergen Schmuecking of Austria

People Category:

– Winner: Todd Klassy of the United States
– Distinguished Recognition: Matt Turner of Australia

Nature/Landscape Category:

– Winner: Marcello Garbagnoli of Great Britain
– Distinguished Recognition: H. Dietrich Habbe of Germany

People’s Choice Award

– Winner: Chris McCullough of Ireland