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Will Saunders is crowned overall winner!

After months of anticipation, the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021 Overall Winner is finally revealed!
Will Saunders is not only the winner of the category Masterpiece by SanDisk Professional, but also takes home the coveted trophy of the overall winner. Click here to find out more about the shot and the Winner's Unveiling in Aspen Snowmass, CO, USA?

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29

BEST OF INSTAGRAM BY LENOVO - PHOTO

Images submitted on your Instagram Feed - present your most gram-worthy moments of show-stopping adventure and action sports. Stuff so cool we have to stop scrolling.

And the Winner is Yabril

BEST OF INSTAGRAM BY LENOVO - PHOTO

Images submitted on your Instagram Feed - present your most gram-worthy moments of show-stopping adventure and action sports. Stuff so cool we have to stop scrolling.

And the Winner is Yabril

BEST OF INSTAGRAM BY LENOVO - MOVING IMAGE

Moving images up to 60 seconds submitted on your Instagram feed - present your most gram-worthy moments of show-stopping adventure and action sports. Stuff so cool we have to stop scrolling.

And the Winner is Bruno Cavalcante

BEST OF INSTAGRAM BY LENOVO - MOVING IMAGE

Moving images up to 60 seconds submitted on your Instagram feed - present your most gram-worthy moments of show-stopping adventure and action sports. Stuff so cool we have to stop scrolling.

And the Winner is Bruno Cavalcante

RAW BY LEICA

Composition, exposure, lighting done in front of the lens and in the scene, not behind a screen. That’s the RAW by Leica category –un-cropped, un-touched, no filter.

And the Winner is Bruno Long

RAW BY LEICA

Composition, exposure, lighting done in front of the lens and in the scene, not behind a screen. That’s the RAW by Leica category –un-cropped, un-touched, no filter.

And the Winner is Bruno Long


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

PHOTO STORY

Photos presented in a slideshow from 30 seconds up to 3 minutes, giving you the opportunity to show us your story that simply can’t be told in a single image.

And the Winner is Philipp Klein Herrero

PHOTO STORY

Photos presented in a slideshow from 30 seconds up to 3 minutes, giving you the opportunity to show us your story that simply can’t be told in a single image.

PLAYGROUND BY WHITEWALL

Images that showcase the landscapes, locations, platforms, and environments in which athletes play.

      And the Winner is Markus Berger

      PLAYGROUND BY WHITEWALL

      Images that showcase the landscapes, locations, platforms, and environments in which athletes play.

          And the Winner is Markus Berger


          WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

          LIFESTYLE BY COOPH

          Images that visually capture the creativity of the lifestyle, music and culture that surrounds adventure and action sports, or represents what happens before, between, and after the action.

            And the Winner is Carolin Unrath

            LIFESTYLE BY COOPH

            Images that visually capture the creativity of the lifestyle, music and culture that surrounds adventure and action sports, or represents what happens before, between, and after the action.

              And the Winner is Carolin Unrath

              MASTERPIECE BY SANDISK PROFESSIONAL

              Images that illuminate your artistic skill, your personal best, your unique style - give us your best shot!

              And the Winner is Will Saunders

              MASTERPIECE BY SANDISK PROFESSIONAL

              Images that illuminate your artistic skill, your personal best, your unique style - give us your best shot!

              And the Winner is Will Saunders


              THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2

              EMERGING BY BLACK DIAMOND

              A fresh approach offers new angles. The up-and-coming category is for rising talents to compete on similar footing – submissions accepted only from photographers 25 years old or less.

              And the Winner is Carolin Unrath

              EMERGING BY BLACK DIAMOND

              A fresh approach offers new angles. The up-and-coming category is for rising talents to compete on similar footing – submissions accepted only from photographers 25 years old or less.

              And the Winner is Carolin Unrath

              CREATIVE BY SKYLUM

              Images that have been enhanced digitally or in the darkroom through alterations made in the production or digital editing process.

              And the Winner is Jan Kasl

              CREATIVE BY SKYLUM

              Images that have been enhanced digitally or in the darkroom through alterations made in the production or digital editing process.

              And the Winner is Jan Kasl


              FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

              INNOVATION BY EYEEM

              Images that reveal a unique angle, a visual idea, a different format, light and flash effects... something never seen before!

                  And the Winner is Thomas Monsorno

                  INNOVATION BY EYEEM

                  Images that reveal a unique angle, a visual idea, a different format, light and flash effects... something never seen before!

                      And the Winner is Thomas Monsorno

                      ENERGY BY RED BULL PHOTOGRAPHY

                      Images that demonstrate the force that powers an action and show the energy, speed and strength required for an athlete to perform.

                        And the Winner is Rod Hill

                        ENERGY BY RED BULL PHOTOGRAPHY

                        Images that demonstrate the force that powers an action and show the energy, speed and strength required for an athlete to perform.

                          And the Winner is Rod Hill

                          Red Bull Illume 2021 Photobook - Limited Edition

                          This limited-edition photobook features the top 256 images of the Image Quest 2021, handpicked by the Red Bull Illume jury who reviewed a total of 41,447 submissions.
                          Be the first to see those inspiring images printed and order your exclusive copy now! 

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                          Red Bull Illume 2021 Photobook - Limited Edition

                          This limited-edition photobook features the top 256 images of the Image Quest 2021, handpicked by the Red Bull Illume jury who reviewed a total of 41,447 submissions.
                          Be the first to see those inspiring images printed and order your exclusive copy now!