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Aviation Photograph Competition

Photograph Competition Rules

Would you like to see your photograph on the Homepage for a month?

Send your photograph or email to and it will be judged along with other entries to decide the winner who will have their photograph displayed on the Homepage for one month. There will be a new theme each month and your photograph must be relevant to this. Remember only one picture per person and it must be a photograph that is owned by you.(see Rules below).

Next months theme is 'Large Aircraft'. This can be any aircraft that you consider to be large. Maybe a transporter (C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III etc), a tanker (RAF Voyager, KC-135 etc), a bomber (B-52, Vulcan etc), a civilian airliner (Airbus A380, Boeing 747 etc) or even a large warbird (Lancaster, B-17) etc........

Please send in your entries by May 27th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on June 1st 2018 for a month. The Photograph Competition starts at the beginning of each month.

You can enter just one photograph per month.
Please send your photograph in .jpg format.
The photograph must be all your own work, you must have copyright.
Please make the size of your photograph about 800 pixels or 1024 pixels across (Maximum 1200 pixels).
Photos will be judged on quality, relevance to the theme, rarity, and looks good on the Homepage.
The Photo-competition will start and have a new theme at the beginning of each month.
Sorry, NO prizes but you will have your picture on the Homepage for one month.
Please send some info about the picture such as what it is, where it was taken, and camera/lens used and your name.

Your photo must be relevant to the theme.
The larger the filesize the better the image quality. Filesizes up to 1MB+ are accepted.
Check that the exposure is correct with no blown highlights or underexposed aircraft.
If applicable then make sure runways and buildings are fairly straight.
Flying aircraft are generally preferred over static aircraft as they are harder to capture.
If it looks good on the Homepage then it will have more chance of winning.

Previous Photograph Competitions.
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This months photographs

'Aviation Action Photo'

The winning photograph for May 2018

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Belgian Air Force F-16 departing RIAT 2016     Keith Griffiths

Special markings F16 of No.31 (Tiger) Squadron, Belgian Air Force, departing RIAT 2016. Taken with a Nikon D7000 and Sigma 150-500mm lens.

Keith Griffiths

Thanks to everyone that took part in the Photo-Competition.

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F15E taken at Duxford 2011 using a Canon EOS 50D with a 100-400L USM lens.

Phil Catleugh
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ZK308 Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4, going vertical in its own cloud at Southport Airshow, 2014.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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Seafire Mk.XVII SX336 at Elvington. Canon 400D and 70-300 lens.

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RAF Typhoon, taken at AIR14, Payerne, Switzerland, in 2014. Canon EOS700D, and Canon 70-300 IS USM lens.

Peter Busby
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BAC StrikeMaster taken at Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2017. Camera Nikon D7200 Lens 150-500mm.

Si Tovey
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Italian 60th anniversary Tornado at RAF Fairford 2017. Sony a99ii with Sigma 50-500. (too late to be judged)

Steve Catlett

Monthly winners in 2017:

January 2017 (Keith Griffiths)
(Aerobatic Teams)

February 2017 (Andrew Ratcliffe)

March 2017 (Peter Busby)
(Naval Aviation)

April 2017 (Ian Porter)

May 2017 (Ian Porter)

June 2017 (Keith Griffiths)

July 2017 (Terry Crocker)
(Parachute Display Team)

August 2017 (Keith Griffiths)

September 2017 (Peter Busby)
(United States Air Force)

October 2017 (Keith Griffiths)
(Battle of Britain Memorial Flight)

November 2017 (Andrew Ratcliffe)
(Sukhoi and MiG)

December 2017 (Si Tovey)
(Static Display)

Previous Photograph Competitions.