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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 'Royal International Air Tattoo'. As it is the 50th Anniversary of the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) then let's see your photos of an aircraft that has displayed at RIAT in the air or on static display...

Please send in your entries by January 26th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on February 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

'Helicopter Gunship'

The winning photograph for January 2021

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French Army Tiger at the Nato Tiger Meet, France 2017     Peter Busby

This French Army Tiger, was taken at the 2017, Nato Tiger Meet, Landivisiau, France with my Canon EOS700D, and 70-300 IS USM lens.

Peter Busby

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

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British Army AH-64D Apache arriving at RIAT 2015. Taken on a Nikon D7000 camera with Sigma 150-500mm lens.

Keith Griffiths
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Hind Attack Helicopter of the Czech Airforce. Taken at Biggin Hill in 2017 with my Nikon D5300 and 300mm lens.

John Taylor
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Apache at RIAT 2017 with Canon 50D and 100-400mm Canon lens.

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Apache taken at Middle Wallop airshow in the mid 90's. Taken on my Canon EOS 5, 35mm film camera, with Canon 70-300mm lens.

Adam Ord
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Italian Army Agusta A129 Mangusta, RIAT, RAF Fairford 2005.

Andrew Ratcliffe

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.