Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 action photography contest winners are announced...
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The winners of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 have been announced. The contest that looks for the best action photography and videography, has named its 11 category winners, and its overall winner.
Taking home the grand title of Overall Winner this year is Ben Thouard with his mind-bending underwater image of Ace Buchan surfing in Tahiti. His winning image received an outstanding number of votes by the judging panel, which consisted of 50 outstanding photo editors and digital experts.
The Winners of adventure sports imagery contest were unveiled at a ceremony in the LUMEN Museum on top of the 2275m-high Plan de Corones in South Tyrol, Italy.
Taking home the grand title of Overall Winner this year is Ben Thouard with his incredible underwater image of surfer Ace Buchan, shot in Tahiti. His winning image was taken with a Canon EOS-1D X Mark II fitted with a 14mm lens.
Moving Image: Rupert Walker, Canada, for his precise shot featuring Brandon Semenuk and Ryan Howard riding down a custom built slalom line in Paso Robles.
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His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 8 Plus RED.