Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier international photography competition dedicated to the world of action and adventure sports. Its purpose is to showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet as art and bring the public into the world of action sports.
Lifestyle: Images that visually capture the creativity of the lifestyle, music and culture that surrounds action and freesports, or represents what happens before, between, and after the action.
Playground: Images that showcase the landscapes, locations, platforms, and environments in which athletes play.
Energy: Images that demonstrate the force that powers an action and show the energy, speed and strength required for an athlete to perform.
Spirit: Images that portray the spirit or personality that athletic performances produce, as well as the pain, emotion and struggles that go along with trying to achieve one’s goals, whether due to injury, failure or simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Close up: Images that show extreme detail of one or more aspects of an athletic feat: a tight shot of the action, the equipment, the body, the face, etc.
Wings: Images that capture the point in a performance in which the athlete jumps, catches air, free falls, soars.
Sequence: Images that tell the whole story in a single frame and capture the progression of an action at every stage.
New creativity: Images that reveal a unique angle, a visual idea, a different format, light and flash effects… something never seen before! It’s the purely creative image without digital alterations.
Experimental: Images that have been enhanced digitally or in the darkroom through alterations made in the production or digital editing process.
Illumination: Images that illuminate your artistic skill, your personal best, your unique style; this is an open category so anything goes – give us your best
Contest Prize & TERMS
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Submitting photographers must own all rights to any photographs entered in this contest. By submitting an image, the photographer represents and warrants that such submission does not infringe any third-party rights or other rights protected by law.
All images submitted for consideration in the Illume Image Quest 2013 contest remain the sole property of the photographer. Entrants retain copyright over each of their images.
USAGE RIGHTS: Entrants grant Red Bull GmbH and its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners right to use the submitted photos without compensation in the context of Red Bull Illume, the Red Bull Illume contests, the Red Bull Illume Tours or for Red Bull Illume promotions, marketing, advertising, events and exhibitions. Notwithstanding the aforesaid this includes – without a restriction in time – the worldwide use of the submitted photos in any media, in particular any print-media (e.g. magazines, newspapers, books) and electronic/digital offline and online media (e.g. on Red Bull Illume or associated websites or social internet platforms and networks).