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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 'Aerobatic Aircraft'. This can be an aerobatic aircraft such as a Pitts Special, Extra 300 or Sukhoi Su-19 etc, or any aircraft performing aerobatics will be accepted.

Please send in your entries by September 25th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on October 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.
Photograph Competitions Forum.

This months photographs

'French Fighters'

The winning photograph for September 2018

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Armee de L'Air, Rafale, taken at the 2017 NATO Tiger Meet     Peter Busby

Armee de L'Air, Rafale, taken at the 2017 NATO Tiger Meet, BAN Landivisiau, France, with my Canon EOS700D, and 70-300 IS USM lens.

Peter Busby

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

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Mirage Pair at RIAT 2018. Camera was a Canon EOS 5D Mk2.

Keith Attfield
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Two Mirage 2000 of Ramex Delta taken at RIAT in 2016 with Nikon D600.

Michael Bowyer
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Pair of French Air Force Alpha jets departing RIAT 2017. Taken on a Nikon D7100 with Sigma 150-500mm lens

Keith Griffiths
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French Air Force Rafale C at RIAT 2018, taken with Sony a99ii & Sigma 50-500.

Steve Catlett
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A collection of two Dassault Rafale M's with two Super Etandards taken at Yeovilton Air Show in 2015, as part of a four-up display. Shot with my Sony Alpha coupled with a 300mm telephoto lens.

Paul Wallis
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4-GI/130, Dassault Rafale C, French Air Force, photographed at RAF Cosford Airshow 2018.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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Dassault Rafale C taken at Duxford Air Festival 2018. Canon 7D mk2 & Tamron SP150-600mm G2 lens.

Paul Bugbee
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Dassault Rafale M 06 taken at RIAT 2018. Nikon D3200, Tamron 300mm lens, ISO:200, 1/200sec, f/14, f/l 134.5mm.

Peter Berrill
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Rafale:- taken at RAF Leuchars in 2013.

Hugh Valentine
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Dassault Rafale C taken at RIAT 2018 with my Nikon d3100 and my Tamron 70mm-300mm lens.

Jamie Smith

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.