Red Bull Illume, Judges Book Under Guard

The limited edition judges’ book has been distributed to all 53 members of the Red Bull Illume jury and its contents kept under close guard.

All 250 semi-finalist photos are printed in the book, but without photo credits or other information in order to keep the judging process as neutral as possible.

Only the judges are given access to the book, who must choose their favorite five photos in each category based on a mix of technical superiority, composition, creativity, impact, artistic flair and the images’ overall qualities of photographic excellence.

The fifty winning images will be revealed later in 2010.

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