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April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Zymurgy661 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:27 pm

April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Photography Competition Rules

1. Only one entry per user, unless posting on behalf of another person who is unable to do so themselves (children for example). If this is the case, please state so on your entry.
2. The photograph must have been taken during the month and year in question. Please post the date taken to help the moderators with this.
3. The photo can be of any subject you like, as long as there is some military aviation connection.
4. The image can be photo-shopped to some extent, levels changes, cropping, sharpening etc. are all acceptable. The photograph must retain it’s initial subject though, don’t make it something it’s not (cutting and pasting the moon into the shot, for example). HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a moderator.
5. The competition will remain open until 23.59 on the 1st May 2017 (UK time), to enable anyone with last minute entries some breathing space
6. The voting will be carried out by you, the members of FC, by a poll which will be created at the closing of the competition.
7. Moderators/Administrators will not be exempt from the competition, but cannot vote for their own entry.
8. The decision of the moderating team is final.
9. All images must be posted in line with the usual FC posting rules
10. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.
11. Please do not comment on entries other than your own.
12. The winning entry will also be posted on AeroResource with full credit given

Prizes –
First Prize
Your choice of two prints from Squadron Prints website - Squadron Prints

Second Prize
Your choice of one print from Squadron Prints website - Squadron Prints

Third
No actual prize but the kudos of having your picture in the photography competition Hall of Fame.

Many thanks to our sponsors, http://www.squadronprints.com, for very generously agreeing to provide the competition prizes again.

Thank you Gill and Team, it is very much appreciated.

Good luck everyone!
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Pune » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:22 pm

Marines C130 awaiting departure at Mildenhall...on the 4th.

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If you can keep your head whilst all around are losing theirs, you have probably completely misread the situation!!
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby TonkaGirl » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:05 pm

The poor old Fairey Gannet at Errol.
Taken 1/4/17

ImageFairey Gannet - Errol by Cathy Lovell, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby JONLITE06 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:35 pm

Mustang Line-up at Sun 'n Fun Florida.
Imagesf25 by Jon Cross, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby iaint » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:24 pm

KC-10 on the underrun at Mildenhall 8th April
Image79-1711 - McDonnell Douglas KC-10A Extender by Iain Thomson, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby flyingslug_0 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:02 am

Hunter hunting at RAF SCampton.

ImageIMG_5959 by Craig Sluman Over 1.6 Million views! Thank you!!, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby robmac » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:06 am

Last edited by robmac on Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby markranger » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:07 am

Nikon D600
Nikon 300 F2.8 VR1
1.4 TC

My Flickr Pics http://www.flickr.com/photos/markranger/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby panta615 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:03 am

Thought I'd try my first go at photo of the month.

Lakenheath on the 7th.

Dave

ImageUSAF KC-10A 83-0076 Gold14 - 60th AMC - Travis AFB by Dave Wilkinson, on Flickr
Goldstars allstars

Nikon D3200
18-55mm
55-300mm

https://www.flickr.com/photos/davewilkinson615/
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby np1991 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:35 pm

ZD741/F-LS departing Lossie for the final time:
ImageMacRoberts Reply Tornado GR4 by Niall Paterson, on Flickr
Cheers Niall

Nikon D7100
Sigma 50-500mm
Tamron 18-200mm

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/59398793@N03/
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby luke28 » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:44 am

I'll go with this shot of ZM409 on 4/4/2017 from Cad West :thumbs:

ImageDSC_0189.jpg by Luke, on Flickr
My flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/89214881@N06/
Camera stuff Nikon D3100, Nikon 300 f4, Sigma 150-600mm
Scanner Uniden 3500XLT
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby DeanW » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:11 pm

Marine EC-135 arriving at Beauvechain..

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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Hmb » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:24 pm

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Lakenheath Saturday 15/4/17
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby theskunk » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:15 pm

Low and fast take off at Leeuwarden during Frisian Flag 3rd April 2017
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FAF Dassault Mirage 2000D - 3-IS - 01.003 FS "Navarre"[617] by Gary Beale, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Richelli » Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:31 pm

Double rainbow over the Vulcan XJ823 at Solway Aviation Museum, just outside Carlisle in Cumbria. Taken 17th April 2017

Imagerainbow2-1 by richard elliot, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby id2770 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:35 am

Vortex 424 low level in LFA7

ImageDSC_3260A by Iwan Davies, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby JohnJesney » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:58 pm

RAF Cosford
17th April
ImageSpotty the Jaguar by John Jesney, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Bobbster » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:47 pm

USN MH60s on approach to RNAS Culdrose 24/04/2017

ImageMH60S Knighthawk helicopter, United States Navy by Bobbster007, on Flickr
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Stu » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:40 pm

Phantom F-4M FGR.2 Z XT914 RAF Wattisham

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Olympus Cameras UBC780XLT DJ-X10 DJ-X3 Planeplotter
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Re: April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition

Postby Reaper02 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 2:32 pm

F-15C from the 125th Fighter Wing / Florida Air National Guard photographed from a Dutch KDC-10 during exercise Frisian Flag

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Regards, Edwin Schimmel
http://www.final-approach.nl
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