High Quality Wild Animal Images - 1/Week, No Pets, No Hand of Man, No Textures/Composites/Effects/Layers

Exceptional Images Only - The Main Rules are: No Hand of Man, No domesticated animals or pets, No head-only shots, No Textures/Composites/Effects/Layers - please refer to the forum for all posting guidelines.

The In Flight Challenge

This challenge closed about 6 years ago.

The Challenge

It’s time to send in your best in flight shot, most of you Nature Photographers have them so let’s see what you have….

Judging / Voting Criteria

Emphasis shall be put on eye contact and wing position, heavy crops need not apply, this is the High Quality Group, so really lets see some high quality detail.

Rewards & Prizes

Bragging rights ,,, oh and the group Avatar

Additional Information

All images must meet group guidelines (full body – no cut off wing tips, no Hand of Man, etc.); images deemed inappropriate will be removed.

Images that were submitted 9 months ago on In flight challenge will be rejected.

Cover Image: Mallard Drake by Wayne Wood


The Top Ten

Startling by igotmeacanon

Startling by igotmeacanon was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 7 votes.

  • In For The Kill by Stuart Robertson Reynolds
  • Ready for landing (II) by Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
  • dont you stick your tongue out at me by LoreLeft27
  • Rainbow Flash by ChrisCoombes
  • Flight by Janet Fikar
  • Coming Down by Linda Miller Gesualdo
  • Tree Swallow On Green / In Flight by Gary Fairhead
  • Intense Concentration ......... by jdmphotography
  • Hawk in The Clouds  by Judy Grant

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