May 2022 Competition

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Timothy Mayo

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Congratulations to last months competition winners and a big thanks to everyone who took part. I'll be in touch with you soon to arrange the prizes.

1st place with 8 votes was @Angieb with a lovely shot of her dog Bailey.
2nd place with 6 votes was @Paul stuart with a cracking shot of a Short Eared Owl.
3rd place with 5 votes was @etiennescamera with a great catch of a Buffalo sparring contest.

For May there's no theme again simply because this seems to encourage the most entries for now.

Competition Dates
Entries start: The date that this post is published.
Entries end: May 20th at 3am Eastern Time (9am GMT)
Voting starts: May 20th at 3am Eastern Time (9am GMT)
Voting ends: May 27th at 3am Eastern Time (9am GMT)


What Do I Get if I Win?
1st Place - The first place winner will receive a $50 (US Dollar) voucher for B&H Photo OR Amazon (you can choose depending on your country and preference).
2nd Place - The second place winner will receive a $25 (US dollar) voucher for B&H Photo OR Amazon.
3rd Place - The third place winner will receive a $20 (US dollar) voucher for B&H Photo OR Amazon.


There are no alternative prize options or cash options, so if you are unable to accept a B&H or Amazon voucher I'm afraid you will miss out on the prize.

If your local currency is something other than US dollars then the above amounts will be converted based on the exchange rate at the time.

In the event of a draw the entry date will be extended but not past the last day of the month. If there are still equal votes for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place then the entry prizes will be split. I can't think of a better way of doing this for the time-being! If this happens I may also only be able to offer Amazon vouchers since $20 is the minimum for B&H.

How to Enter + Rules
  1. Simply post your entry below. It will be best to insert the image as full-size rather than a thumbnail.
  2. Only one photo entry per member
  3. Keep the photos clean and family friendly
  4. Sony cameras only
  5. Archived shots are allowed
  6. Don't use sky replacements
How to Vote (when voting opens)
  1. Use the vote button (up arrow) to the right of the post (below post on mobile) to vote up images that you like
  2. You can vote on as many images as you like apart from your own
Feedback
I'd really appreciate feedback about how the competition is running but please don't post it in this thread. Instead please post any feedback in this thread in the Feedback Forum.

Thank you for participating and good luck!

Tim
 
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Red Kite Takeaway
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  • ILCE-9
  • FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS
  • 500.0 mm
  • ƒ/6.3
  • 1/2000 sec
  • ISO 1000

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Juvenile Dunnock
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  • ILCE-7RM4
  • FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS
  • 600.0 mm
  • ƒ/8
  • 1/800 sec
  • ISO 2500
 
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This image was taken with the Sony A1 and the 100-400mm lens
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Julian Balme - Lincoln Cosmopolitan - Sopwith Trophy at the Goodwood 79th Members Meeting
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  • ILCE-7M3
  • 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary 020
  • 193.0 mm
  • ƒ/13
  • 1/160 sec
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Spotted Eagle Owl at Raptor Rescue Plett

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  • 100.0 mm
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Kingfisher stunning it’s catch
 

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barbary ape and baby wild and free on the rock in Gibraltar
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  • ƒ/4
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  • Sony FE 600mm F4 GM OSS (SEL600F40GM)
  • 600.0 mm
  • ƒ/7.1
  • 1/2000 sec
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Red Kite Takeaway
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  • ILCE-9
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  • 1/2000 sec
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Something different for my entry...
Vacationing through The Quiraing
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  • E 17-70mm F2.8 B070
  • 47.0 mm
  • ƒ/6.3
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Timothy Mayo

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Thanks to all who have entered so far this month. Please don't forget that entries close tomorrow May 20th at 3am Eastern Time (9am GMT).
 
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Entries are now closed folks and voting is enabled. You'll see the up arrow to vote to the right of each post/image on desktop and below on mobile displays. You can vote for as many images as you like.
 
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Congratulations to the winners from our May competition and a big thanks to everyone who took part. I'll be in touch with you soon to arrange the prizes.

1st place with 9 votes was @WeeMalky with a cracking shot of a red kite.
2nd place with 7 votes was @spudhead with his lovely barbary ape and baby.
3rd place with 6 votes was @Angieb with a stunning lion that looks like it hasn't left anything go to waste!
 
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