Red Bull Illume Releases More Astonishing Sneak Peek Photographs

All images used with permission from Red Bull. Lead image by Robb Thompson.

As it draws closer to the grand finale of the Red Bull Illume, the world’s greatest international photography contest dedicated to action and adventure sports on September 28th 2016, more sneak peek photographs randomly selected from the pool of 34,624 images are made available, showcasing exceptionally high levels of action and sports photography.

The sneak peak images highlight action and adventure sports photography at its best, covering various genres from rock climbing and high-lining to free-diving, skateboarding and snow sports. The photographs were taken at breathtakingly beautiful locations from all over the globe with outstandingly creative shooting techniques. Each and every one of the images from the sneak peek is truly inspirational.

© Lucas Gilman / Red Bull Illume Surfing Peahi (JAWS) Hawaii January 15, 2106. Photo By: Lucas Gilman ©Lucas Gilman 2016 lucas@lucasgilman.com

© Lucas Gilman / Red Bull Illume

© Paulo Macedo / Red Bull Illume

© Paulo Macedo / Red Bull Illume

© Christian Pondella / Red Bull Illume

© Christian Pondella / Red Bull Illume

© Maria Ivanova / Red Bull Illume

© Maria Ivanova / Red Bull Illume

© Marco Joerger / Red Bull Illume

© Marco Joerger / Red Bull Illume

© Rutger Pauw / Red Bull Illume

© Rutger Pauw / Red Bull Illume

© Sterling Lorence / Red Bull Illume

© Sterling Lorence / Red Bull Illume

© Santiago Martinez / Red Bull Illume

© Santiago Martinez / Red Bull Illume

© Kamil Sustiak / Red Bull Illume

© Kamil Sustiak / Red Bull Illume

© Vessi Hamalainen / Red Bull Illume

© Vessi Hamalainen / Red Bull Illume

© Stefan Eigner / Red Bull Illume

© Stefan Eigner / Red Bull Illume

© Ted Grambeau / Red Bull Illume

© Ted Grambeau / Red Bull Illume

© Rebecca Bredehoft / Red Bull Illume

© Rebecca Bredehoft / Red Bull Illume

© Lars Schneider / Red Bull Illume

© Lars Schneider / Red Bull Illume

The Overall Winner, 11 Category Winners, and Top 55 finalists will all be announced at the Red Bull Illume 2016 Winner Award Ceremony in Chicago on September 28th, 2016.

For more information and updates on the Red Bull Illume 2016, you can check out their website here. 

(post featured image credit: © Robb Thompson / Red Bull Illume)