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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 'Helicopters'. Let's see your best photos of a helicopter. This can be military or civilian and taken at an airshow, airport etc.

Please send in your entries by March 25th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on April 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.

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This months photographs


The winning photograph for March 2018

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Red Arrows at the Sywell Airshow 2012     Keith Griffiths

Red Arrows at the Sywell Airshow 2012. Taken on a Nikon D90 with Nikon 70-300mm lens.

Keith Griffiths

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

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Red Arrows taken at Herne Bat Airshow, Kent: 2017, just before sunset. Camera used was a Canon EOS 70D.

Barry Burston
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Photograph taken with a Nikon D600 of Airbus A380 at Farnborough 2016.

Michael Bowyer
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Italian 311 Gruppo IDS Tornado at RIAT 2017. Canon 5d mkiv and a Canon 100-400mm zoom.

Mike Grundy
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French Navy Rafale Arctic Tiger at RNAS Yeovilton 2017. Camera Nikon D7200 Lens 150-500mm.

Si Tovey
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G-MCGH, Sikorsky S-92A, Air Sea Rescue Demonstration, South Bay, Scarborough Armed Forces day Air Display, Saturday 24th June 2017, taken with Nikon D7000 and Sigma 150-500 OS HSM Lens.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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Airbus with Red Arrows taken at Luqa Airshow in September 2014.

Hugh Valentine
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Two Hispano Buchon-HA-112- Messerschmitt BF 109 (G-AWHK) (G-AWHE) at Duxford Air Show on 09/07/2016. Canon EOS 5D MK3-Lens EF 70-200 f/2.8 Plus Extender 2X. 1/320 - f/7.1 ISO100.

Alan Daintry

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.