The MAS Astro Photo Competition is a new event that we hope to run every year. The winners (and runner up) images will be posed here.
The Competition for 2021 is now open. Entries close on 5th November 2021. For rules see below
Note that the Competition is open to members only for images taken on their own equipment during the current competition year. All photos feature an extra-terrestrial subject :-) Further details available on joining (and in the Members (login) section).
Maidenhead Astronomical Society photo competition 2021
Categories 1. Moon 2. Sun 3. Planets 4. Deep Sky 5. 'Art image' (any object with sky or astral object in view. This must be a single frame image and not a composite or edited image)
The winner in each category will be short-listed for the Susan Flinders Memorial Award as 'Overall Winner' to be voted on by the members present at the Quiz Night meeting in December 2021 and awarded during that meeting.
Judging We are pleased to announce that the judge for the five categories of our Photographic Competition this year will be Tim Haymes, long standing MAS and committee member and keen astro photographer.
Rules 1) The image must have been taken by a full member of MAS 2) Each image should be given a description (name, date, where it was taken and what equipment was used e.g. digital camera, scope, mobile phone etc.) in the body of the email (see 4) 3) To allow submission of images taken since the closing date of the last competition, the image must have been taken between 7th May 2019 and 5th November 2021 4) The image should be submitted as a jpeg or PNG no larger than 5 MB to email@example.com Entries will not be accepted in any other medium or to any other email address. At a minimum please name the file as category, image title and your name (for example '1-Lunar-eclipse-Andy-N-Other.jpg') NOTE - the spam filters only accept emails from a members registered eMail address. To update your eMail address, see the Membership Secretary 5) A maximum of 3 images per category per member 6) The images remain the property/copyright of the entrant 7) The winning images will be posted to the MAS website (at reduced resolution). The Webmaster will add a watermark on request.
All rights reserved, all photos Copyright individual members of MAS
(-) 7 Jun 2019 2019 Photo Competition Winners - (all categories)
Winner, Moon Category - Matt L (left)
(right) Runner up, Moon Category - Tony T
Winner, Sun Category - Percy K (left)
(right) Runner up, Sun Category - Tim H
Winner, Planets category - Percy K (left)
(right) Runner up, Planets Category - Jo K
Winner, Deep Sky category - Alun H (left)
and Overall Winner of the Susan Flinders Memorial Trophy
(right) Runner up, DeepSky Category - Peter H
Winner, Art category - Jo K (left)
(right) Runner up, Art Category - Andy T
This note last modified: 11th Jun 2019 10:25.
(+) 1 Jun 2018 2018 Photo Competition Winners - (all categories)
(+) 2 Jun 2017 2017 Photo Competition Winners - (all categories)
(+) 3 Jun 2016 2016 Photo Competition Winners - (all categories)