SHPF Photo Competition 2022

The entries are in! Scroll down or click the link to see them.


The SHPF are happy to be running a photo and video competition again this year with cash prizes of £25, £15 and £10 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respectively. This year we have added a video category to highlight some of the great content that our members create.

• The competition is open to all SHPF members.
• Each member can submit up to two photos and one video, taken by themselves..
• The submissions must be hang-gliding or paragliding related and taken in Scotland.
• All submissions must have been taken between 1 January and 31 December 2021.

Thanks to Sam Smith for his submission of Buchaille Barrel Roll to the 2021 Photo Comp, featured at the top of the page.

How to Submit Photos

The photos, your name, and a brief description of the photos should be e-mailed to <redacted>.

Please send a link to your video, e.g. on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook etc. If it is not online, please upload it to a service such as Google Drive, or Dropbox, then share a link with us via the email address above. Please don’t try to attach your video to an email, thanks!

Do remember to include your name and details about the photos and video.

Entries should be submitted by Sunday 8th January 2023, but the sooner the better!

Voting and Scoring

Winners will be decided by choosing your 3 favourite photos and ranking them 1st choice, 2nd choice, 3rd choice. The winning photos will be the ones which accumulate the most points. Points will be awarded as follows: 1st choice = 3 points, 2nd choice = 2 points, and 3rd choice = 1 point.

SHPF members can submit their votes by sending an email giving their name and 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice photographs to <redacted> by Sunday 5th of February 2023.

The results will be announced at the SHPF AGM on Thursday 9th February 2023.

Previous years’ winning photos can be viewed in the photo gallery.

The Entries



#1 Somebody once said to me there were no thermals on Orkney
#2 Stewart Reid Launch at Glen Coe