RedBull has been drip-feeding the semi-finalists of the RedBull illume Image Quest 2019 photo contest with the Top 20 images in each of the Playground, Masterpiece, Creative, Lifestyle and Moving Image (video) categories announced over the past fortnight.
Five finalists from each category, 11 category winners and one overall winner will be named at an awards ceremony on November 20, 2019.
In 2020, all finalist images will travel to capitals and cultural hubs on three continents as part of the Red Bull Illume Exhibit Tour.
The biggest photo competition in the world dedicated to action and adventure sports, the competition attracted 34,624 images by 5,646 photographers from 120 countries when it was last run in 2016.
Check below for some of our favourite images from this year's competition.