Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016

red-bull-illume-photocontest-2016Red Bull Illume is the world’s greatest international photography contest dedicated to action and adventure sports. It showcases the most creative and captivating photography on the planet as art and aims to bring the public closer to the world of action sports. Submission phase is open until March 31st. 
Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016 will be the fourth edition of the contest after 2007, 2010 and 2013. New for 2016 is the addition of the Mobile category. A judging panel of 50 photo editors goes through thousands of entries and eventually selects 11 Category Winners and one Overall Winner, unveiled at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony in the autumn of 2016. All finalist images then travel across the world as part of a unique nighttime photo exhibition.
The Overall Winner will walk away with a Yodobashi voucher to the value of €40,000. Electronics giant Sony will also award the various winners with photography gear worth over €60,000, including cameras and a variety of accessories and lenses.
Entry fee: free submission
Image specifications: 
  • Online submission format: JPG.
  • Minimum picture size: 8 mega pixels.
  • Maximum file size: 10 megabytes.
  • All digital images must contain original metadata. If such information is not provided, imagesmay be disqualified.
  • All digital images must be shot with a camera of at least 8 mega pixel.
  • All images must be available for re-submitting in their original size.
  • All semi-finalists will be required to re-submit the originals in RAW or tiff format at 300dpi. For the mobile category the image will be requested in its original format with no adaptions.
Deadline: March 31, 2016

All images submitted for consideration in the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016 contest remain the sole property of the photographer. Entrants retain copyright over each of their images.

Entrants grant Red Bull GmbH and its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners the right to use the submitted photos without compensation in the context of Red Bull Illume, the Red Bull Illume contests, the Red Bull Illume Tours or for Red Bull Illume promotions, marketing, advertising, events and exhibitions. Notwithstanding the aforesaid this includes – without a restriction in time – the worldwide use of the submitted photos in any media, in particular any print-media (e.g. magazines, newspapers, books) and electronic/digital offline and online media (e.g. on Red Bull Illume or associated websites or social internet platforms and networks). To protect the copyright of the photographer, the Red Bull GmbH will use the submitted photos only in low resolution whenever this is reasonable and technically possible (e.g. on the internet). Credits will be given according to the customary practice in the media business.

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