25 Incredible Photos From Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021

Image Quest 2021 is the sixth edition of Red Bull Illume’s adventure and action sports photography contest, and this year’s finalists include some stunning images selected from over 47,000 total submissions. Congratulations to the Overall Winner Will Saunders and to the category winners.

Here’s a slideshow of our 25 favorite winner and finalist images. Learn more about Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021 at the contest’s official website.

Finalist: "Slam Dunk" by Dan Krauss


"his is the famous route that put Deep Water Soloing – AKA Psicobloc – and Mallorca, Spain on the map. Daniel Fong is seen blasting through the all-points-off V9 Dyno [when climbers must commit to a full mid-air leap], 14m above the waves on his onsight attempt. He stuck the dyno, but fell shortly afterwards on the damp, sequential section near the top. The route clocks in at 5.13c and most people are typically spit off the scary and committing dyno."