A total of 50 world-renowned photo editors and digital experts from international publications in the news, photography and sports industries will choose the finalists of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021 – sorting through over tens of thousands of images to do so.
Each judge will vote in three rounds – first for the five finalist images and then for the one Category Winner in each of the ten categories. From the ten category winning images they vote for the Overall Winner.
Judges base their decisions on a mix of composition, technical superiority, creativity, impact, artistic flair and overall qualities of photographic excellence.
Keep an eye out, the judges for the 2021 edition will be announced soon!