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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 'Four Engines'. Let's see your best photos of any military or civilian aircraft which has four engines. This can be a second world war aircraft or a more modern military or civilian aircraft etc...

Please send in your entries by September 26th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on October 1st 2021 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, 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

'Civilian Aircraft'

The winning photograph for September 2021

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Airbus A380 at Farnborough 2016     Michael Bowyer

Airbus A380 taken at Farnborough 2016 with Nikon D600.

Michael Bowyer

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

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Airbus A319 (Air Malta, special scheme) at Luqa in September 2015.

Hugh Valentine
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Pitts S2B, was taken at the recent Somme International Sunset/Twilight Airshow, held at Albert-Picardie, last Friday 22nd August. Canon EOS800D, 100-400 lens, and the ISO was 3200!

Peter Busby
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An Edgley AE-7 Optica at the Sywell Airshow in 2008. Taken on a Nikon D50 with Sigma 135-400mm lens.

Keith Griffiths
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G-OKED, Cessna 150L coming in for a Touch and Go at City Airport, Manchester, Barton, on 17th June 2021. Nikon D7000 and Sigma 150-600 HSM OS 'C' Lens

Andrew Ratcliffe
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DeHaviland (DHC-2) Beaver. Taken in August 2020 at Duxford with my Nikon D7200 and 80-400mm lens.

John Taylor
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Stinson V-77 Reliant, built in 1942. I took this photo at Farnborough airshow in 2014 with my Canon 40D with 100-400mm lens,1/400sec at F14, ISO 400.

Adam Ord
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Landing at Fenland Airfield Lincolnshire, Saturday 31st July 2021, Nikon D3400 with Tamron SP150-600 Lens on Auto.

Anthony Helcoop

Monthly winners in 2020:

January 2020 (Peter Busby)
(Haywards Aviation Glider)

February 2020 (Peter Busby)
(British Airways 747)

March 2020 (Hugh Valentine)
(RAF Poseidon MRA Mk.1)

April 2020 (Peter Busby)
(P-38 Lightning)

May 2020 (Keith Griffiths)
(B-17 'Sally B')

June 2020 (Keith Griffiths)
(RAF C-130J Hercules)

July 2020 (Peter Busby)
(Bristol Fighter & Fokker D.VII)

August 2020 (Peter Busby)
(Belgian 'Dark Falcon' F-16)

September 2020 (Keith Griffiths)
(Beech 18)

October 2020 (Keith Griffiths)
(ME 109 Buchons)

November 2020 (Peter Busby)
(Turkish F-16)

December 2020 (Keith Griffiths)
(USAF F-22 Raptor and F-35A)

Previous Photograph Competitions.