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SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

We run two monthly photo competitions , the Photo Of The Month (POTM) competition and the Specialist Photo Of The Month (SPOTM) which had a different topic every month.
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SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by andygolfer » Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:11 am

This is the SPOTM (Special Photo Of The Month) competition for December 2020 and the subject is 'Christmas lights: aircraft showing lights, airfield lights etc'

The subject of your entry should be a photo of one or more civil registered aircraft with artificial lights in the photo, such as airfield lights or lights showing on the aircraft such as strobes etc - a chance to show some creativity but in subject and / or techniques!

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 photo may have been taken on any date, it does not have to be taken in the month of the competition

3. 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. HDR images are not acceptable. If you are unsure, please PM a moderator.

4. The competition will remain open until 23.59 (UK time) on the 7th January 2021 - please note new extended closing date to enable anyone with a last minute entry some breathing space.

5. Voting will be conducted by a poll open to all the membership shortly after the closure of the competition.

6. 'Rule 6...' There's no rule 6 Bruce'

7. The decision of the moderating team is final.

8. All images must be posted in line with the usual CA posting rules (size etc.), please read them if you're not sure how to post.

9. The rules may be subject to change, and these will be posted on this thread.

10. Please also embed the images and not links to images, if you're not sure how to do it then shout up and someone will sort it out. It is permissible to change your entry before the closing date.

11. Do not comment on other member's photos.

12. A brief description of where and when the image was taken would be nice too.

If you have any questions please PM me
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by waghorn41 » Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:51 am

I'll kick this off with 'party time for Concorde'
ImageC 055a by Ian Pursey, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by EGNH1909 » Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:16 pm

I’m going with this one from November 1982. EC-CGO Douglas DC-9 of Aviaco under the apron lights at a wet Blackpool Airport, about to depart for Spain. They were occasional charter visitors to Blackpool in the 80’s, usually full of local hoteliers getting away at the end of our holiday season.
ImageEC-CGO by Peter Rowe, on Flickr
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Mike s » Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:10 pm

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by acw367 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:18 am

PH-SCY Aérospatiale ATR 72-211 Schreiner Airways/Sabena World Airlines with the landing lights of Brussels Airport Summer 2001

ImagePH-SCY Brussels Summer 2001 by ACW367, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Wallie » Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:27 pm

I'll go with Otto the helicopter, here on a display at the Sanicole Evening show in 2019.
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Paultojo » Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:52 pm

ImageGdynia Aerobaltic 19 Aerosparx by Paul Harvey, on Flickr

Kinda looks like a Christmas tree :P
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Rainton20 » Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:44 pm

Emirates 777-300 A6-ENA seconds from touchdown. Newcastle - April 2015.

ImageA6-ENA 777-31HER by Ian Tate, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by andygolfer » Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:36 pm

Here's mine taken in January this year on a rainy evening at Heathrow whilst waiting to meet my neighbour arriving from Australia, Swiss A.321 HB-IOO crossing Hatton Road on finals for runway 27 left............

ImageHB-IOO A.321 Swiss Airlines Heathrow 16-01-2020 3387 by Andrew Goldsmith, on Flickr

good luck everybody and lots of entries please

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by tomcat14 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:01 pm

All lit up as it awaits to depart from Blackbushe on 21 March 2018 as another aircraft lands behind creating its own light trail.

ImageIMG_4267a by wokinghampaul, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Mike » Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:27 pm

American Airlines Boeing 757-223 N182AN arriving at St. Maarten in late June 2008, that nice lady and her daughter just happened to walk backwards into my shot..........

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by PorkScratching » Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:09 pm

Plenty of festive colour in this Met Police EC145 at Northolt Nightshoot XIII back in 2012:

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by BringBackEGDG » Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:55 pm

DHC-6 Twin Otter 8Q-TMG of 'Trans Maldivian Airways' arriving early evening at the holiday island resort of Kuredu on the 16th December 2018. Not many lights but they are festive colours.
Image2018-12-16-003FD 8Q-TMG by Stephen Rendle, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by LondonEye » Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:42 pm

B727 at Farnborough 2018.
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Nighthawke » Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:04 pm

Easyjet Airbus A.320 G-EZOL lining up at Luton 27th December 2015.

ImageG-EZOL_2 copy by Tig, on Flickr

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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by Andy L » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:05 pm

Vueling Airbus A320 at Rennes on 14 June 2019
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Re: SPOTM December 2020 - Christmas lights

Post by andygolfer » Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:11 am

Entries for this competition are now closed. thank you everybody who has posted an entry.

the voting poll is now open here: viewtopic.php?f=110&t=38079
you can vote even if you did not enter the competition

Andy
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my photos on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/125470545@N07/

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