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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 'Military Transport Aircraft'. Let's see photographs of transport aircraft such as the C-27J Spartan, C-130 Hercules, A400 Atlas, C-17 Globemaster III, C-5 Galaxy etc etc....

Please send in your entries by May 26th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on June 1st 2020 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

'Favourite Aircraft'

The winning photograph for May 2020

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B17 "Sally B" at The Victory Show, Cosby 2018     Keith Griffiths

B17 "Sally B" at The Victory Show, Cosby 2018. Taken on a Nikon D7000 with Sigma 150-500mm lens.

Keith Griffiths

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

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Hawker Hunter F-58, HB-RVS, was taken at AIR14, Payerne , Switzerland, with my Canon EOS700D, and 70-300 IS USM Lens.

Peter Busby
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RAF Typhoon. Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/800sec, f/7.1, ISO250.

David Hackney
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Nikon D5200, 1/640sec, f/5.6, ISO100.

Shaun Crowley
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Vulcan coming into land, taken at Farnborough airshow 2014. Canon 40d 100mm lens, 500th sec at F8.

Adam Ord
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BBMF Lancaster PA474 at Airbourne Eastbourne on 17th August 2018 taken from the seafront. Camera was Nikon D3300, lens DX55-300 at 300. Shutter was 1/200 to blur propellers.

John Woodhatch
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"Sally B" taken at Duxford in 2017. Used my Nikon D5300 with 70 - 300mm lens.

John Taylor
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Here is my first photograph entry of a Typhoon taken at RAF Coningsby. This is the first time I have been out photographing aircraft and what a buzz!

Paul Gell

Monthly winners in 2019:

January 2019 (Peter Busby)
(Saab JAS 39 Gripen)

February 2019 (KAN)
(RAF Tornado GR4)

March 2019 (Keith Griffiths)
(Military Aircraft)

April 2019 (KAN)

May 2019 (Keith Griffiths)
(Surveillance Aircraft)

June 2019 (Peter Busby)

July 2019 (Andrew Ratcliffe)
(DC-3/C-47 Dakota)

August 2019 (Dean Alexander)
(Chinook Helicopter)

September 2019 (Peter Busby)
(Colour Scheme)

October 2019 (Andrew Ratcliffe)
(Parachute Display Team)

November 2019 (Keith Griffiths)

December 2019 (Keith Griffiths)
(Best 2019 photo)

Previous Photograph Competitions.