Ever so often, Red Bull holds a photo contest: The Red Bull Illume. Open to photographers worldwide, the contest spans a number of categories and gets thousands of beautiful submissions. This year, the winners for each category are listed below with their image, and we’ve included the top 50 finalists in the attached gallery for your viewing pleasure.
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Red bull Illume Category Winners
New Creativity â€“ Eric Berger (CAN)
SanDisk Sequence – Miguel Lopez-Virgen (MEX)
Energy – Stuart Gibson (AUS)
Illumination â€“ Chris Burkhard (USA)
Playground â€“ Tim Korbmacher (GER)
Culture â€“ Vincent Perraud (FRA)
Spirit â€“ Adam Kokot (POL)
Wings â€“ Marcel LÃ¤mmerhirt (GER)
Close up â€“ Nathan Smith (AUS)