Lancashire and Lake District Life Reader Photos Competition 2011 - August
Our photography competition puts talented Lancashire Life readers in the frame
There’s nothing quite like a Lancashire or Lakeland summer, as the rain slants down from slate grey skies. But wonderful photographs are constantly being added to our website, whatever the weather.
The pictures on these pages are among the photos uploaded to our website by readers this month.
And it’s not too late to add your best photographs to the growing gallery of scenes from all over the county – they could win you terrific prizes.
The competition is sponsored by Wilkinson’s Cameras and they have selected three superb pieces of equipment as prizes.
The judging panel will led by Lancashire Life picture editor John Cocks, photographer Kirsty Thompson and deputy editor Paul Mackenzie, and the winners will receive a New Canon EOS 600D and EF-S 18-55 IS lens worth �750, a Canon Powershot S95 worth �300, and a new Canon Powershot SX220 HS worth �250.
Wilkinsons have produced some great prizes for our first competition. They are:1st New Canon EOS 600D & EF-S 18-55 IS lens worth �750.00
- 1 Win a diamond ring worth £1,000
- 2 Recipe: Make our peanut caramel poke cake
- 3 Recipe: Gin and Saffron Cake
- 4 Win a watercolour painting of Gosfield by artist James Merriott
- 5 Afternoon tea deliveries in the Cotswolds
- 6 From The Dig to Harry Potter - 5 films shot in Suffolk
- 7 Photography focus: 5 stunning Yorkshire Dales landscapes
- 8 6 waterfall walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District
- 9 5 of the most romantic walks in Yorkshire
- 10 6 great woodland walks in the Peak District
2nd Canon Powershot S95 worth �300.00
3rd New Canon Powershot SX220 HS worth �250.00
Wilkinson Cameras - focused on excellence
Wilkinson Cameras, established in Lancashire in 1986, have opened a new store in Warrington. They now 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.
They are: Preston: 27, Friargate Walk, St George’s Centre 01772 556250; Burnley: 95, St James’s Street 01282 424524; Bury: 61, the Rock 0161 7643402; Blackburn: 42, Northgate 01254 581272; Kendal: Unit 19A, The Westmorland Centre 01539 735055; Carlisle: 13, Grapes Lane, The Lanes 01228 538583; Lancaster: 6 St James Street, Marketgate 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 web store www.wilkinson.co.uk offering nationwide coverage and convenience.
The print version of this article appeared in the August 2011 issue of Lancashire Life
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