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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 'Chinook Helicopter'. Let's see your best photos of the mighty Chinook helicopter.

Please send in your entries by July 27th and the winning photograph will be on the Homepage on August 1st 2019 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

'DC-3/C-47 Dakota'

The winning photograph for July 2019

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Two Dakotas photographed at the D-Day Anniversary Airshow, Duxford, 2014     Andrew Ratcliffe

Two Dakotas photographed at the D-Day Anniversary Airshow, Duxford, 2014 using Sigma 150-500 HSM OS Lens with Nikon D7000.

Andrew Ratcliffe

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

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Douglas C-47 "Drag-em-oot" at the Flywheel Festival, Bicester 2018. Taken on a Nikon D7000 with Sigma 150-500mm lens..

Keith Griffiths
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BBMF Dakota at RIAT 2018, taken with Canon 50D and 100-400 lens.

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DC3, F-AZOX, of Chalair Aviation, taken at the 2013 La Ferte-Alais airshow with my Canon EOS650D.

Peter Busby
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Douglas C-47A Dakota 2100884 (N147DC).

Russell Clarke
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These are a pair of Daks taken at Duxford in 2017 accompanied by Sally B, Memphis Belle. Taken on Nikon D5300 with 70 - 300mm lens.

John Taylor

Monthly winners in 2018:

January 2018 (Keith Griffiths)
(Best 2017 Photo)

February 2018 (Steve Catlett)

March 2018 (Keith Griffiths)

April 2018 (Paul Wallis)

May 2018 (Keith Griffiths)
(Aviation Action Photo)

June 2018 (Keith Griffiths)
(Large Aircraft)

July 2018 (Andrew Ratcliffe)
(Civilian Display Team)

August 2018 (Keith Griffiths)
(P-51 Mustang)

September 2018 (Peter Busby)
(French Fighters)

October 2018 (Keith Griffiths)
(Aerobatic Aircraft)

November 2018 (Peter Busby)
(Static Aircraft/Night Shoot)

December 2018 (Peter Busby)
(Best 2018 photo)

Previous Photograph Competitions.