Final call to enter world’s largest action & adventure sports photography contest

Your last chance to enter the world’s largest action and adventure sports photography contest is rapidly approaching – all submissions must be uploaded to redbullillume.com by April 30th.  While thousands of images have already been submitted, the dedicated mission of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest is to leave no incredible image behind – so get your photo submissions in while you can.

Photographers can enter as many as five images in each of the 10 categories so there’s no limit to the range of inspirational shots that can be entered, whether they’re action, portrait, lifestyle or sequence shots.  See the full list of categories here: http://www.redbullillume.com/contest/categories.html

It costs nothing.  Anyone can enter.  The only qualification?  Your images need to be breathtaking.  Whether you’re a published pro or an aspiring amateur, now is the time to enter the Red Bull Illume Image Quest.

The images are judged by an international panel of 50 photo editors from prominent media outlets whose task is to select the 50 best shots, including 10 category winners and one overall winner.  The finalist images will then be unveiled in Hong Kong at the end of August before traveling the world as a nighttime exhibition that is seen by thousands across the globe.

More information, including rules and entry details, can be found online at http://www.redbullillume.com/contest/rules.html.  The submission window closes April 30, 2013.

About our Partners:
Leica is the official partner of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest for the second time, following on from the successful 2010 edition. New partners for 2013 are leading flash brand broncolor, and Sun-Sniper, who make innovative camera strap systems.

About Red Bull Illume:
Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier international photography competition dedicated to action and adventure sports. Its purpose is to showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet as art to the wider public. The 2013 Red Bull Image Quest will be the third edition of the competition after 2007 and 2010. The overall winner will receive the new medium format Leica S camera.  Category winners receive Leica X2 cameras.  Other prizes include broncolor’s new Move portable flash, and the latest strap-system from Sun-Sniper.

For more information, free downloads and images, please download our interactive media kit from our pressroom here: www.redbullillume.com/press

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Free Image Library:
All our images are free for editorial use in the context of Red Bull Illume. We only ask that you credit the photographer/redbullillume.com and send us a link or copy of the article. The top 50 images from 2010 can be viewed on redbullillume.com and downloaded via our pressroom, or with the following link: http://www.redbullillume.com/fileadmin/upload_image/press/downloads/RBil-Top50images_hires.zip

You can also create your own custom gallery of action shots to show on your website or download one of our winning photos for your Facebook cover picture.