Annual Photography Contest Free Roaming Donkeys 2019 Winners

Press Release: Bonaire Donkey Protection League Foundation

Bonaire’s Historic Free Roaming Donkeys Annual Photography Contest 2019 Winners Announced. The results of the 2019 Historic Free Roaming Donkeys of Bonaire photography contest are in. After a successful first year, the Bonaire Donkey Protection League received dozens of entries from visitors across the globe. The decisions were tough, but the League is excited to announce the first annual winners circle. Thank you to our professional and talented judges: Olaf Veltman and Tim Peters.

The winning photos represent the donkeys of Bonaire in a variety of settings in the wild that leave the viewer with many different feelings. Donkeys of varied colors, against the stunning natural backdrops of the diverse landscape of Bonaire.

Enjoy the spectacular winning photos from the 2019 Bonaire’s Historic Free Roaming Donkeys Photography contest. Let these images be a reminder of the importance of protecting the donkeys in the wild on the island of Bonaire.

The Donkey Protection League wants to thank its sponsors who made this contest possible and continue to support the freedom of the historic donkeys on Bonaire:

Xerox: The Obersi Group, Captain Don’s Habitat, Cadushy Distillery, Karel’s Beach Bar, Land and Sea, Blue Garden Restaurant, Mangrove Kayak Center, Bistro de Paris, Zeezichts Restaurant, Smiling Buddha Yoga Studio, The Black Durgon, Mindful Island

Bonaire Donkey Protection League Foundation

Next years’ contest submission deadlines will be announced soon. To stay up to date on contest information, ways to get involved in protecting the donkeys, or to be added to their email list, follow them/PM on Facebook @photocontestbonaire or send an email to bdplfphotocontest@gmail.com with your contact information.

Winners List


Grand Prize Winner:

Scott Stratmoen

2nd Place:

Patrick Faulhaber

3rd Place:

Bob Gizinski

4th Place:

Alessandra Polo


Runner’s Up:

Judy Langsner, Jill Blanchar, Alexander Taurer, Ava Bary, Christiaan Elderson, Andrew Hassell

Naina Malhotra



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