After showcasing our favorite images of Red Bull Illume semifinalists 2016 in the categories of New Creativity, Close Up, Enhance, Energy and Lifestyle, we continue picking up some of the best pictures in action and adventure sports. Meanwhile, a judging panel of 50 photo editors are selection 11 Category Winners and one Overall Winner, unveiled at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony, which will be held on September 28th, 2016 in Chicago, USA.

From September 12, 2016 onwards and leading up to the ceremony, Red Bull Illume will reveal the highly anticipated Top 275 Semifinalist images via its Red Bull Illume Facebook page.


Images that illuminate your artistic skill, your personal best, your unique style - give us your best shot!


Images captured using a mobile phone or tablet. Show us the best snaps stored on your camera roll


Images that showcase the landscapes, locations, platforms, and environments in which athletes play


Images that tell the whole story in a single frame and capture the progression of an action at every stage


Images that portray the spirit or personality that athletic performances produce, as well as the pain, emotion and struggles that go along with trying to achieve one's goals, whether due to injury, failure or simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time


Images that capture the point in a performance in which the athlete jumps, catches air, free falls, soars