Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 Judges

A total of 50 world-renowned photo editors and digital experts from international publications in the news, photography and sports industries chose the finalists of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 – they sorted through over tens of thousands of images to do so.

Each judge voted in three rounds – first for the five finalist images and then for the one Category Winner in each of the eleven categories. From the eleven category winning images they voted for the Overall Winner.

Judges based their decisions on a mix of composition, technical superiority, creativity, impact, artistic flair and overall qualities of photographic excellence.