The wait is over for the 5.645 photographers from 120 countries around the world who entered Red Bull Illume, the world’s greatest action and adventure sports photography contest.

Today the Overall Winner, 11 Category Winners and Top 55 images will be unveiled at a spectacular ceremony held at The Art Institute of Chicago – one of the hottest venues in the Windy City!


You can watch the highly anticipated Top 275 Semifinalist images on the Red Bull Illume Facebook page.
Select images (a random selection) are also featured on Red Bull Illume’s Instagram and Twitter feeds.

A photo by Roman Arkhipov.

Stay tuned to for the latest info, the reveal of the Top 55 Finalist images, Category Winners and Overall Winner on September 28 and follow us Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for a continuous showcase of the greatest action and adventure sports photography you’re ever likely to see.