'Red Bull Illume' photo contest
Title: Red Bull Illume
Deadline: February 28, 2010
Description: After the spectacular success of its inaugural edition, Red Bull Illume returns for a second competition. In 2010, the Image Quest will once again showcase the globe’s very best action and adventure sports images and honor the photographers behind them.
The Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2007 was the first-ever international photography competition of its kind. The best 50 images were chosen by a panel of photo editors and experts and were judged to have portrayed spirit, grit and edgy perfection in an outstanding manner. It was arguably the most dramatic compilation of action and adventure sports images ever assembled.
Now Red Bull Illume is back for 2010 and the submission window will soon be open: From October 1, 2009 until February 28, 2010 all photographers are invited to share their passion for outstanding images and extreme sports with us and submit their images online. Check out the contest section for all details and rules for submissions.
The categories for Red Bull Illume 2010 are culture, playground, energy, spirit, close up, wings, sequence, new creativity, experimental and illumination.
Prizes: The overall winner of the 2010 Red Bull Illume Image Quest will receive a Leica S2 camera and equipment to the value of €30,000. Further prize details to be announced.
Eligibility: Only action and adventure sports images and images that capture the culture and lifestyle surrounding these sports may be submitted. Professional and amateur photographers may submit. Photographs may be submitted by photographers from any country in the world.
Photo: M. Afif