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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 'Maritime Patrol Aircraft'. With the RAF recently receiving their first new P-8A Poseidon which arrives in the UK in February, let's see your best photograph of the P-8A Poseidon or any other Maritime Patrol Aircraft from any nation, past or present.

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

'Bad Weather'

The winning photograph for February 2020

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British Airways 747 near LHR     Peter Busby

British Airways 747, "Speedbird Heavy Golf-Foxtrot, after take-off, turn right, to avoid incoming Bad Weather!" Taken in October 2018, at Bedfont, near LHR, with my Canon EOS700D, and Canon 100-400 lens.

Peter Busby

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

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Dakotas taken at Duxford with Nikon D600.

Michael Bowyer
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Catalina taken with a Canon EOS650D and Tamron 18-270mm lens, settings F8 at 130mm.

Barry Hargreaves
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ZH102, Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.1 arriving at a very grim RAF Leuchars Airshow, 13th September 2008.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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Tornado GR4 on finals. Taken at RAF Lossiemouth in 2015:- overcast with light drizzle.

Hugh Valentine
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Brietling Wing Walkers and their Boeing Stearmans at Biggin Hill, 2017. A very overcast day. Taken with my Nikon D5300 and 70-300mm lens.

John Taylor

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.