Eurofighter Amateur Typhoon Photo Contest

PETALING JAYA: Did you went to last year’s Lima and took pictures of the Eurofighter Typhoon? If you did and you are not a professional photographer, you may want to join the Typhoon Amateur photo contest. The contest is part of the Eurofighter promo and is being run together with one in Europe.

As the Typhoon is now being actively marketed in Malaysia, the contest had been extended to those who attended the Lima 2011 in Langkawi.

If you took the type of picture below you might snatched the first prize for the contest.

2011 Competition winner Ian Ramsbottom’s photo of an RAF 17 Sqn Typhoon low level flying in the Mach Loop valleys in Wales, UK. Credit: Eurofighter, Ian Ramsbottom.

Here is a press release from BAE Systems:
Are you an Award Winning Photographer?
Did you visit the 2011 LIMA Air Show in Langkawi? Did you snap an awesome photo of Eurofighter Typhoon? Then you could be in with a chance of winning this year’s Eurofighter Typhoon Amateur photography competition.
The competition is open from the 9th March until the 31st August 2012.

The winning image will be featured in the 2013 Eurofighter Typhoon calendar, and the winner will receive a 1:48 scale Typhoon model and will be invited to sit on the 2013 judging panel. In addition, the top three photographs will be published in Eurofighter World magazine, on the website and winners will all receive a 2013 Eurofighter Typhoon calendar.

A special category prize ‘The Panel’s Choice’ will again be awarded to the best young Typhoon photographer for entries from those under the age of 16.
Commenting on the competition lead judge Geoffrey Lee of Plane focus said: “This is a perfect platform to prove that amateur photography can indeed be extraordinary”.

This year’s winner will be announced during the ILA Berlin Air Show in September 2012.
Original images of Typhoon will be accepted from any amateur photographer by e:mail to communications or by post to:

Eurofighter Communications,
Am Söldnermoos 17,
85399 Hallbergmoos,
For further information about the terms and conditions of the competition, please visit the Eurofighter website:

— Malaysian Defence

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