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Virginia Aviation Photography Contest -- Photo of red biplaneContest Rules - 2016

Virginia Department of Aviation Photo Contest is Underway


Keep those cameras out while traveling around Virginia and be sure to capture aviation in the Commonwealth for the 2016 DOAV photo contest. The deadline for submissions is October 14th. Submit your aviation photos that have been taken within the Commonwealth of Virginia within the last three (3) years and not previously published. Winners will be featured in the 2017/2018 Virginia Aviation Calendar, on the Department of Aviation’s website, on the DOAV’s blog ‘Virginia Aviation News’ and on DOAV’s Facebook and twitter sites. First, second and third place winners in each category will receive a certificate of recognition and a package of Virginia Department of Aviation and Virginia is for Flying Lovers logo items. All entries will be judged by an impartial panel.


Photos may be submitted in the following categories: aircraft, airports, people, miscellaneous aviation, aerials, and digitally altered images.
Each photographer may submit a maximum of twelve (12) photos for the contest. All photos involving aviation in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be accepted. Entry forms and releases must be fully completed for the photo to be considered.


All entries must be postmarked by October 14, 2016.


Reproduction Rights:
Photos submitted to the contest may be used by the Virginia Department of Aviation to promote aviation in Virginia. All entries become and remain the property of the Virginia Department of Aviation and may be used without permission or credit. CDs will not be returned.


How to Submit Entries:
Only digital entries will be accepted. Photos should be taken at the highest resolution possible (minimum 300 dpi or 3MB). Preferred format is .jpg. A completed entry form and model release (if needed) should be submitted with each photo. Email entries and form to doavphotocontest@gmail.com  or mail a CD to:


Virginia Department of Aviation
Attn: Kim Wells
5702 Gulfstream Rd.
Richmond, VA 23250-2422
Questions? Call 804-774-4634

 

 

 

2016 Photo Contest Form and Release (pdf)

2016 Photo Contest Form and Release (Word)