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Surfing Images: Sneak peek at Red Bull Illume submissions

© Ben Thouard / Red Bull Illume 2013



Photography Updates

Event sees 34.624 images submitted by 5.645 photographers from 120 countries 

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 1 June, 2016 - Entries to Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016 reached a record-breaking level, and the quality of submissions completely blew away the judges. To celebrate these talented photographers, Redbull offers photography fans and curious entrants the first sneak peek at these images.  

© Stuart Gibson / Red Bull Illume


Red Bull Illume 2016 saw 34.624 images submitted by 5.645 photographers from 120 countries around the world. From June 1, 2016 randomly selected shots out of all entries will be released via the Red Bull Illume social channels Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

© George Karbus / Red Bull Illume


The submissions show action and adventure sports photography at its best, and come from an astounding number of disciplines ranging from rock climbing and high-lining to free-diving, skateboarding and snow sports. They show these sports performed in jaw-dropping locations around the world, captured using spectacular angles and innovative and inspiring photographic techniques.

Following the judging process the 55 best shots, including the 11 Category Winners and the Overall Winner, will be unveiled and honored at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony in Chicago, USA on September 28, 2016. The images will be displayed on life-sized light boxes which will illuminate the shots in a truly magnificent way.

Red Bull Illume, Submissions, Photography Contest, Ben Thouard

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