Photographer Jacobo Silvestre is the first winner of the San Fermín bullfighting photography competition which was organized by the Club Taurino de Pamplona for the Feria del Toro 2013 bullfighting week with his image of “El Pirata Padilla”. Jacobo Silvestre is manager of the blog Enfoque Taurino and he also collaborates with different media within the area of bullfighting. Silvestre has already received earlier awards and prizes in competitions related to Sanfermin fiestas such as getting a first and third place in the bullrunning competition, Concurso Internacional de Fotografía del Encierro which is organized by Periodistas de Navarra and comprised of local journalists. The prize, he receives in this case is 200 euros and a painting and he will also feature on the cover of the next issue of the magazine published by the Club Taurino of Pamplona in Sanfermin 2014.
Jacobo Silvestre (Obtained from the Facebook of Jacobo Silvestre)
The photos have been on display at the Club Taurino of Pamplona for two months and a jury made up of professional photographers and some members of the board of the Club selected the winning photos. Second prize went to Miguel Ángel Coronado and third prize to Javier Bengoetxea.