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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 (replace at with @) 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 'Hover'. This includes any aircraft which can hover such as any helicopter (civilian or military), Tiltrotor (like the V-22 Osprey), or VSTOL aircraft (Harrier or F-35B etc).

Please send in your entries by January 25th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on February 1st 2017 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

'Aerobatic Teams'

The winning photograph for January 2017

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USAF Thunderbirds at RIAT 2007     Keith Griffiths

USAF Thunderbirds during their last visit to RIAT in 2007. Taken on a Nikon D50 with Sigma 28-200mm lens.

Keith Griffiths

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

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Freece Tricolori at Mildenhall in the early 1990s.

John Bilcliffe
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Royal Navy Black Cats at Waddington 2011. Canon 50D and 100-400 lens.

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USAF Thunderbirds at Huntington Beach, Southern California Airshow 2016. Canon EOS700D, with 700-300 IS USM lens.

Peter Busby
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Socata TB-30 Epsolon's of the Armee de l'air at Duxford. Nikon D300, 70-200mm F2.8.

Terry Crocker
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Frecce Tricolori at Luqa in September 2014. They are in very close formation with everything down.

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Yakovlevs Display Team at the Torbay Airshow 2016. Sony Alpha 350, Sigma 70-300mm telephoto lens.

Paul Wallis
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The Reds' syncro pair at Duxford in September 2016. Canon 7D Mk 2 and a Canon 100-400 MK 2 IS Lens.

Paul Bazley