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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 'Parachute Display Team'. Let's see some photos of Parachute Display Teams such as the RAF Falcons, Red Devils, Royal Navy Raiders etc...

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

'Colour Scheme'

The winning photograph for September 2019

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Boeing 737-890 at LAX     Peter Busby

Boeing 737-890, of Alaska Airlines, in their colourful "Spirit of the Islands" livery, taken at LAX, back in February 2015, 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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Squadron Anniversary Marked RAF Hawk T1 departing RIAT 2010. Taken on a Nikon D80 with Sigma 135-400mm lens.

Keith Griffiths
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Hawker Hunter "Miss Demeanor" over Bournemouth Airport on her return from taking part in the airshow over the seafront in 2014. Sony alpha 300 with a 300mm Telephoto lens.

Paul Wallis
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The Hunter, Miss Demeanour taken at Bournemouth Airshow with Nikon D600.

Michael Bowyer
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Team Zeus, Hellenic Air Force F-16 photographed at RIAT 2016, with Nikon D7000 and Sigma 150-500 OS HSM Lens.

Andrew Ratcliffe
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French Air Force display Rafale seen at Avignon, France in 2017. Canon EOS 7D Mk.II and a Canon 100-400 IS lens at 260mm, f/5.6 & 1/800 sec exposure.

Dean Alexander
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Pitts Specials from the Trig aerobatic team at Biggin Hill, August 2019. Nikon D5300 with 70-300mm lens.

John Taylor
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Lightning F3 XR713, before its move down south. 111 sqn, mid sixties colour scheme (RAF Wattisham). Taken at RAF Leuchars in Sept 2013.

Hugh Valentine
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Hurricane at Eastbourne Airbourne 2019. Canon 1D MK111, Sigma 150-600mm C.

Nigel Jennings

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.