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January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

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Zymurgy661
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January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by Zymurgy661 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:51 pm

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. The date the photo was taken MUST be included in the post.
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 February 2020 (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.

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 coming third!

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: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by FossVeg » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:16 am

Hawk T2, ZK023, dropping towards Thirlmere in LFA 17, on 15th January

ImageDropping into Thirlmere by Matt Fisher, on Flickr
Cheers all

Matt

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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by Webby74 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:01 pm

ImageTaxi Back by Paul Webb, on Flickr
On base at RAF Scampton with the reds 24/01/20


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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by redskin301 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:49 pm

Hi all, took this one at January 14th high above the eastern coast of the UK. I had a during my flight a visit of two RAF Typhoons from Coningsby :)

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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by Allymcmurdo » Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:57 pm

Herc C5 ZH888 'Ascot 156' performs Natural surface landings at Cefn Sidan sands , Pembrey 29-01-2020

ImageAscot 156 ZH888 Natural surface landings at Pembrey Sands by Ally McMurdo, on Flickr
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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by Duane Hewitt » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:03 pm

AAC Apache on Spadeadam 29th January.

ImageLightning Force 20 by Duane Hewitt, on Flickr

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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by baltimore » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:31 pm

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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by DeanW » Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:44 am

Emmen, 21/01/20

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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by LTFT5 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:58 pm

Coningsby 30/01/20
Typhoon FGR4 ZK436 436 sits on the main ASP at RAF Coningsby during the "blue hour".

ImageZK436 436 by LTFT5, on Flickr

All the best
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Re: January 2020 Photo of the Month Competition

Post by A380_sully » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:44 am

One from left field this month, the highly impressive Eurojet EJ200 low bypass turbofan that delivers exceptional performance to the Typhoon and Bloodhound project. This example was in the RAF Cosford Defence College of Technical Training (DCTT) and illuminated during a recent hangar night shot. The outer fan blades were spun allowing the static low pressure compressor blades to be seen behind. Shot with the shutter open for 15 seconds from rotating to stationary also allowed the outer fan image to be captured giving some detailing along with motion blur, this "blew out" the lights a bit but I think it better to leave them in rather than crop them out and lose the circumference of the engine (I'm sure some Photoshop wizards could correct this but I'm just not that savvy) . Shot 23rd January 2020

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