Last week, the winners in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition were announced. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong. Above, “Scott Dickerson was named a finalist for his shot of surfers Mike McCune, Eric Newbury, and Dave Calkins riding a bore tide in Turnagain Arm, Alaska.” Continue reading to see more – click the gear icon to view the full-sized version.

The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy, Illumination, Sequence, and Experimental (where digital manipulation is allowed).

This year the competition received more than 28,000 entries by 6,417 photographers from 124 countries.

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