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TriRide ci parla del famoso concorso fotografico organizzato da RedBull che unisce MTB e la Fotografia professionale... leggete!

Torna anche quest’anno la Red Bull Illume, uno dei concorsi fotografici dedicato agli sport d’azione più prestigiosi del mondo. Pochi giorni ormai all’apertura ufficiale dlle danze. Giorno 1 dicembre sarà infatti possibile cominciare a proporre le propie immagini online registrandosi sul sito ufficialewww.redbullillume.com. 50 giudici provenienti da ogni parte del mondo avranno l’arduo compito di selezionare i migliori scatti. Come sempre la mtb avrà un ruolo importante nella competizione. Nel 2012, ad esempio, tre scatti mtb sono rientrati fra i top 50.





Categoria finalista 2010: Illumination

Fotografo: Sterling Lorence

Atleta: Matt Hunter

Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada









Categoria finalista 2010: Energy

fotografo: Stéphane Candé

Atleta: Tony Rocci

Location: Lione, Francia


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Red Bull Illume Opens in 10 days


Just 10 days remain until submissions open for the 2013 edition of Red Bull Illume Image Quest, the world’s greatest action and adventure sport photography contest. From December 1st, photographers will be able to enter their images online at www.redbullillume.com in a bid to compete for the honor of winning the prestigious competition.


Already the first judges have been confirmed. These include Kim Scott-Clark, former picture editor of the London Daily Telegraph and now a picture editor at the Daily Mail – one of the world’s most popular online newspapers. Other judges include Jym Wilson, senior photo editor at USA Today and Richard Brooks, deputy photo director for Asia-Pacific with AFP.


A number of editors from top sports publications will also sit on the judging panel. These include Steve Fine, photography director at Sports Illustrated, Hannah McCaughey, Creative Director at Outside magazine, Simon Caney, editor-in-chief of Sport (UK) and Naima Mancini, photo editor of Italy’s Sportweek.


And because Red Bull Illume also looks at the culture and lifestyle behind action sports, a number of judges come from the world’s coolest urban and lifestyle magazines. These include Gina Batlle, photo editor of Complex, Sebastien Zanella, editor of France’s Desillusion and James Mullinger, photo director of GQ (UK).


In all, 50 judges will be selected from around the world. They will have the difficult task of selecting the 50 best images in 10 categories and an overall winner.


For a list of the confirmed judges, please visit this link.


Dimitris Karathanos is typical of the judges who have come on board. The senior editor of SOUL magazine says he’s looking forward to the competition. “I love sports photography for its charisma to portray humanity during extreme conditions. I love the effort, courage and determination in those pictures. It’s a great honor to be a Red Bull Illume judge.”


With Leica, broncolor and Sun-Sniper Red Bull Illume has found the perfect partners. The overall winner will receive the new Leica S camera, while category winners will each receive a Leica X2. Other prizes will include broncolor’s new Move, their portable flash and the latest strap system from Sun-Sniper.





Vincitore categoria 2010: Cultura

Fotografo: Vincent Perraud

Atleti: Alex Baret and friends

Location: Tallinn, Estonia