Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021 Judges

The international judging panel consists of 53 renowned photo editors and photo experts who will base their decisions on a mix of composition, technical superiority, creativity, impact, artistic flair, and the overall qualities of photographic excellence within that image’s category. Voting takes place in three rounds; first the finalists are chosen, then the category winners, and finally, the overall winner is selected.

    The countdown for the winners' unveiling is on

    The winners of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021 are about to be revealed. Over five days beginning November 29, we shall start announcing the names of the eleven category winners and their remarkable shots on Instagram Live and on the website.

    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 pre-order your exclusive copy now! 

    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 pre-order your exclusive copy now! 

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