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Croatian Winner at Food Photographer of the Year 2016

Maja Danica Pečanić's winning photo - Picnic

Maja Danica Pečanić’s winning photo – Picnic

Croatian photographer Maja Danica Pečanić has taken first place at one of the biggest world photo competitions…

Maja has won the ‘Food for the Family’ category at the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year competition, which is one of the world’s most well-respected and creative niche photo contests.

The awards, which were first launched 5 years ago, celebrate the very best in food photography and film from around the world. The Finalists are invited to a magnificent Champagne Taittinger reception at the world-renowned Mall Galleries, London followed by a five-day public exhibition. The prize pool is worth £8000 and Finalists benefit from huge amounts of coverage of their work.

Overall winner - Mark Benham (UK) Flour Frenzy

Overall winner – Mark Benham (UK) Flour Frenzy

The win is a great achievement for Maja considering this year 7,000 photos from over 60 countries entered the competition. You can see more of Maja’s work here. Also see all of the winning photos from the competition here.

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