Lancashire and Lake District Life Reader Photo Competition - September 2012

Don't miss out on the Lancashire Life photography competition in association with Wilkinson Cameras

How to enter

The Lancashire Life competition is only open to non-professionals and entries must be uploaded to our website

Click on the ‘Reader Photos’ link on the left of the page.

You will be asked to register, which is free and also allows you to comment on articles and photographs on the site, to enter competitions and to take advantage of special offers.

Once you’ve signed up you’ll be able to add your photos to the hundreds already online.

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Wilkinson Cameras have nine stores offering a huge choice of photographic and optical equipment to suit all levels supported by interested and enthusiastic staff who are always happy to help.

Wilkinson Camera stores are at: Preston, 27 Friargate Walk, St George’s Centre 01772 556250; Burnley, 95 St James’s Street 01282 424524, Bury, 61 The Rock, 0161 764 3402; Blackburn, 42 Northgate, 01254 581272; Kendal, Unit 19a, the Westmorland Centre, Stricklandgate, 01539 735055; Carlisle, 13 Grapes Lane, The Lanes Centre, 01228 538583; Lancaster, 6 James Street, 01524 380510; Southport, 38 Eastbank Street, 01704 534534; Warrington, 10 The Mall, Golden Square Shopping Centre, 01925 638290.

There is also a direct sales team on 01772 252188 and a website,

It’s one of the hardest jobs of the year, but also one of the most enjoyable. Our judges will this month begin the task of choosing a top three from the thousands of brilliant photographs submitted to our annual photographic competition.

Readers have been out and about across the county since the competition was launched in March – and once again the standard has been phenomenal.

The judging panel is led by David Pilkington from competition sponsors Wilkinsons Cameras, Lancashire Life picture editor John Cocks and editor Roger Borrell, who said: ‘Every year we say the standard of entry has risen, and this year it seems better than ever.

‘It will be a very difficult job to choose just three winners.’ The top three – including the winner of our new Young Photographer of the Year category for under 16-year-olds – will receive terrific camera equipment supplied by Wilkinsons.

Top prize is a Nikon D5100 and AF-S 18-55 VR worth �630, and the runner-up will receive a Nikon Coolpix P7100 worth �400. Our young photographer of the year will win a Nikon Coolpix AW100 worth �250.

The competition closes on September 14th, so there is still time to submit your best photographs of the county, and even after the closing date we’d love you to keep adding your pictures.

Our website already hosts the best gallery of photos of Lancashire but with your help we can make it even better.

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