|Submission record broken and judging phase is on!|
Another milestone in the fifth edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 has been reached, and we’re stoked to announce that a new record of 59,551 photos and moving images were submitted to the 11 categories that made up this year`s edition! You can just sit back and relax now, as the judges will select the 260 semi-finalists, 60 finalists, eleven category winners and one overall winner!
The winners will be announced at the Winner Award Ceremony on November 20, but semi-finalists will be notified within the next two weeks so hold tight!
|Life at sea with Alex Voyer|
Back in May, Alex made it to the Top 25 of the Best of Instagram by SanDisk category with and epic shot of Freediver Marianne Aventurier in the depths of the Mexican cenotes. This shot intrigued us so much that we wanted to know everything, so here’s Alex’s story of how they gave up life in the city to live at sea – and the adventures that came with it!
|Beyond Day Zero|
Just over a year ago, Cape Town’s four million residents faced the reality of becoming the first major city in the world to completely run out of water. 'Day Zero' was the day when taps would run out and street water collection would become a reality in Cape Town.
To highlight the issue, Kelvin Trautman had the idea of having Bruna Kajiya attempt to kitesurf across Theewaterskloof at a time when it was only 11.4% full.