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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 'Spitfire'. As it is the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Supermarine Spitfire on 5th March 2016 then lets see your best Spitfire photos.

Please send in your entries by February 25th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on March 1st 2016 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.
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.

This months photographs

'Prop Blur'

The winning photograph for February 2016

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Grimes Flying Lab (Beech C-45H Expeditor) at Grimes Field, Urbana, Ohio in 2009     Dean Alexander

Grimes Flying Lab, a C-45 modified to test and demonstrate aircraft warning and navigation lights. It is seen running up at Grimes Field, Urbana, Ohio in 2009. Taken with a Canon EOS 10D at f/19 and 6 seconds exposure-and obviously with lights and a tripod.

Dean Alexander

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

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Fokker DR.1 477/17 photograpahed at the Shuttleworth Uncovered Airshow, 22nd September 2012 using a Nikon D.80 with a Sigma 150-500 lens attached.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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Photo of P-51D Mustang 'Janie' at Sywell Airshow 2014, taken with a canon 100-400 IS L lens on a 600D body. shutter speed 1/125th.

Chris Gurney
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Photo of Tucano taken at RIAT with Nikon D600.

Michael Bowyer
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Airbus A400M at Riat 2013. Taken on a Nikon D90 with Nikon 70-300mm Lens.

Keith Griffiths
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P38, taken at AIR14, Payerne, Switzerland, with my Canon EOS700d, and 70-300 IS USM lens.

Peter Busby
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North American P-51D Mustang 'The Shark'.

Caz Caswell
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Avro Shackleton.

John Bilcliffe
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Swordfish at the Old Sarum Air show 2015. Camera used Nikon D7200, 150-500 Sigma lens.

Si Tovey
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P51 Mustang at Tours Airshow 2015. Canon EOS 650D and using a Tamron 18-270 lens.

Barry Hargreaves
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Taken at Southport Air Show in September 2015.

Paul Ratcliffe