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Photography Night Shoot - SOLD OUT

14 March 2020

13/01/2020:
Sold out - if you are interested in attending a potential date on Friday 13 March please email whatson-cosford@rafmuseum.org this date will be confirmed soon subject to interest.

Following the success of the first Photography Night Shoot in 2019, we are  teaming up with Threshold Aero once again, to offer a sunset and evening shoot with our external aircraft, including the Bristol Britannia 312 and the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R.Mk.1.

Night Shoot


As a special edition to the event, the British Aircraft Corporation TSR 2 and British Aerospace Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP) usually housed inside Test Flight hangar will be displayed outside, between the hangar and the National Cold War Exhibition, providing a unique opportunity to capture images of this aircraft with an iconic building as the back drop. A full list of the aircraft available to shoot for the event are listed below.

The aircraft will be lit with LED lights, giving you the opportunity to capture shots of the aircraft in their Museum setting, showcased like never before.

The Night Shoot will start at 5.30pm, following a short safety briefing, allowing you the chance to capture at; sunset, before the light fades and after dark.  

The event is suitable for all abilities, you don’t need to be a professional photographer to enjoy the event.  A team from Threshold Aero will be on hand throughout the evening to provide assistance and guidance if required.  

All ticket holder will also receive 10% discount on any purchased made in the Museum shop on the day of the event. 

A special early bird price of £35.00 will be valid until 31 January 2020 from then the price will increase to £40.00. Please note parking is included in the ticket price.

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Aircraft available (list may be subject to change): 
British Aircraft Corporation TSR 2
British Aerospace Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP)
Lockheed Hercules C130K Mk3
Vickers VC10 – internal access 
Bristol Britannia 312
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina 
Lockheed SP-2H Neptune

Timings:
5.00pm - Arrival 
5.20pm - Briefing 
5.30pm - Shooting starts 
9.00pm - Event closes 

Please note:
Only ticket holders will be able to gain access to the event and site during the event 
The event is for 16 and overs only
All ticket holders must attend the safety briefing before the event, you will not be able to participate in the shoot without attending the briefing 
The Photography Night Shoot takes place outside, so please do bring suitable clothing and footwear, including clothing for wet weather, along with suitable protective gear for shooting in the rain
The event will still go ahead in wet weather, however, if the weather is deemed to be unsuitable (torrential rain and or high winds expected) a sensible decision will be made during the morning and if we choose to postpone, this will be communicated to you via email, website, and social media platforms. In the case of the event being postponed your tickets would be transferred to the rearranged date.
All ticket holders must wear a hi-viz, these are not provided, please bring this with you.  You will not be able to participate in the shoot without wearing a hi-vis
The Visitor Centre will remain open throughout the event for access to the toilets, the Shop will be closed.
The Restaurant will remain open until 8.00pm serving hot drinks and light refreshments.
The aircraft (excluding the British Aircraft Corporation TSR 2 and British Aerospace Experimental Aircraft Programme) will be in their usual Museum setting

We suggest you bring the following: 
Camera 
Lenses up to 200mm
Tripod
Remote shutter release 
Memory cards
Spare battery 
Do not bring any flashguns – these are not required 

Night Shoot




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