The 12 best photographs will feature in the promotional desk calendar for 2015
The winner of the Costa Adeje Instagram photography competition is @marmesis. The competition was hosted by the Adeje tourism department to promote the Costa Adeje destination and saw hundreds of photographs posted on Instagram. The winning picture was taken by Juan J. Martín Trujillo (@marmesis), who wins a Go Pro 4, with second and third place winners, Auxi Rodríguez (@auxi25)and J. Enrique M. (@kikemenlu) each win a weekend in the H10 Costa Adeje Palace and Jardín Tropical hotels.
The competition was launched last month and, according to the Adeje tourism councillor Rafael Dolado García, “it also gave a platform to our Instagram followers who upload hundreds of photographs to our page on a daily basis and are a very important part of the promotion of the destination”. He added that the competition had been a great success and over 560 photographs had been submitted with the jury ((Mark Fradley from Ten Diez, Nayra Rojas, from the Instagram @canariasgrafias account and members of the Adeje council). whittling that down to a final 12 all of which will feature in the 2015 Costa Adeje calendar.
The three winning photographs were chosen by Instagram users using the ‘like’ option combined with jury selection.