Friday, August 17, 2012

Photograph a Freight Aircraft and Have the Chance of More Work with All Cargo Airline

Two Weeks Left to Take That Special Picture
Shipping News Feature

WORLDWIDE –There are just two weeks left to photograph the giant Antonov 124 ‘Ruslan’ freighter aircraft to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first flight of the freighter and win the chance to continue working with the Volga-Dnepr Group. Photographers can also enter photographs into the contest of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ Ilyushin IL-76TD aircraft and the Boeing 747 all-cargo planes operated by the Group’s scheduled cargo airline, AirBridgeCargo. The international competition, launched by Volga-Dnepr, is open to both professional and amateur aviation photographers with prizes for first second and third in three categories. In addition, the audience choice prize will be awarded in each nomination category based on the results of internet voting and the Grand Prix prize will be a backpack camera bag.

Photo entries can be uploaded now onto the official website of Volga-Dnepr Group’s International Aircraft Photo Contest 2012 HERE and visitors to the site can help to choose the winners by voting for their favourite images of the An-124, IL-76 and Boeing 747. The closing date for entries and votes is 31stAugust 2012. The company says it hopes to uncover talented aviation photographers that it can continue to work with in the future.

In 2010, the Group organised a similar photographic competition to mark the company’s 20th anniversary and attracted 384 photo entries from 140 professional and amateur photographers from 26 countries. Over 8,000 visitors went to the contest’s website from 115 countries. Volga-Dnepr Group hopes the 2012 competition will unveil more unique images of the three aircraft that can be used to mark their great respective histories in the aviation industry.