Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016: concurs international de fotografie de sport si aventura

Red Bull Illume is the world’s greatest international photography contest dedicated to action and adventure sports. It showcases the most creative and captivating photography on the planet as art and aims to bring the public closer to the world of action sports.

Dimitrios Kontizas photography
© Dimitrios Kontizas – finalist Red Bull Illume 2013

Only images that capture the action and adventure sport culture and lifestyle may be submitted. Whether they take place in the air, sea, mountains, cities or on rivers and trails, a broad range of adventure sport submissions are accepted. Excluded, however, are traditional team sports and motor sports, such as formula one, stock and sport car racing and MotoGP.

Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016
Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016

Entry deadline: 31st March 2016

Photographers may only enter a maximum of five images per category.


• The Overall Winner will walk away with a Yodobashi voucher to the value of €40,000, which can be redeemed for any number of the company’s massive selection of consumer goods.
• Sony will award the various winners with photography gear worth over €60,000. The prizes will include cameras such as the Sony ILCE-A7RII (Overall Winner) or the Sony DSC-RX1RII, along with a variety of accessories and lenses. The overall winner will also receive a Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS , a Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS and an FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS

Jeroen Nieuwhuis winner of the Close Up category
© Jeroen Nieuwhuis – winner of the Close Up category

Image requirements: JPG format; Minimum picture size: 8 mega pixels; Maximum file size: 10 megabytes; All digital images must contain original metadata. If such information is not provided, images may be disqualified. All semi-finalists will be required to re-submit the originals in RAW or tiff format at 300dpi. For the mobile category the image will be requested in its original format with no adaptions.

Please read all Rules on these page
Online submission of digital photographs via the website

2013 winners and finalists can be seen here

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