Adrenaline | The Ultimate Sports + Action Photography Contest

Congratulations to the professional and amateur winners of ADRENALINE. Adrenaline celebrates the photographers capturing the intensity and dedication of athletes and adventurers.

Grand Prize | Professional : Fitness
Marcus Eriksson
Vancouver, BC, Canada
An energetic portrait of MMA fighter Dee Obaro.
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Professional : Sports
Hana Asano
Torrance, CA, United States
Former Professionalbasketball player Stef Corgel goes for a finger-roll layup in Los Angeles. This image was shot as part of a personal series titled “Nosebleed Seats.”
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First Place | Professional : Action/Adventure
Andrew Kornylak
Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Climber Jonathan Brandt fully extends looking for the next hold on a cliff at Little River Canyon National Preserve in Alabama.
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First Place | Amateur : Action/Adventure
Aidan Williams
linden, NSW, Australia
A series depicting athletes highlining in daring conditions—an activity where they perform on suspended webbing while wearing a harness and leash.
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Amateur : Fitness
Riley Joslin
West Henrietta, NY, United States
A portrait capturing simplicity in the beauty of the strong female body.
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Grand Prize | Amateur : Sports
Enrique Lopez-Tapia
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Known as Pacu Jawi, this sporting event in South Sumatra, Indonesia, is a traditional celebration where riders hold onto the tails of oxen and try to reach the end of a flooded rice field without falling.
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Professional : Action/Adventure
Darcy Brown
Middlesbrough, Cleveland, United Kingdom
After a storm passed through Hout Bay, South Africa, Brown says that the world’s finest big wave surfers tackled the residual waves, which rose up to 40 feet. “Wonderfully mad, inspiring and adrenaline-fueled action all the way,” she says.
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Adrenaline | The Ultimate Sports + Action Photography Contest
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Speed merchant: James Wright on capturing motorcycle action

British superbike photographer James Wright has earned himself an enviable reputation for catching the thrills and excitement of motorcycle racing. He explains to CPN Editor David Corfield why quality and consistency keeps his customers coming back time and again…

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Superbike photographer James Wright shares his workflow for capturing top-speed action!

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The Drama of the Downhill | Christian Walgram

Award-winning sports and action photographer Christian Walgram spends nearly a quarter of a year on the world’s best ski slopes, capturing remarkable action images from skiers competing in the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup. CPN Editor David Corfield discovers the challenges and rewards of capturing split-second action…

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The Drama of the Downhill
Christian Walgram

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Jan Kasl | Action Sports Photography

26 year old Prague based action photographer, Jan Kasl has already worked with various well known brands and riders and produced some excellent photographs. His passion for action sports along with photography has brought him into the world of professional athletes, breathtaking performances, inspiring people and amazing places all around the planet. He not only focuses on perfect timing, weather conditions and sunlight but also makes it a point to think conceptually and discover new techniques and get out of his comfort zone.

Jan Kasl | Action Sports Photography
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The Guide to Action & Adventure Sports Photography

Hiking, biking, skiing, skating, climbing, rafting, fishing, surfing—outdoor and adventure sports photography is a wildly popular niche that puts the photographer where the action is. What drives photographers to pursue this type of action is typically a love of the outdoors, sports and adventure that inspires or complements their passion for creating compelling visual stories.

In this guide, The Guide to Action & Adventure Sports Photography, we hear from photographers who have won one of the most exclusive action and adventure photography photo contests—Red Bull Illume. Photographers share the impact winning has had on their careers, tips to master storytelling and market their work, plus a look at the gear they use, and of course, tackling the elements.

GuideAASP02aChris Burkard

GuideAASP02bClark Fyans

GuideAASP02cJody MacDonald

GuideAASP02dStuart Gibson

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The Guide to Action & Adventure Sports Photography

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