Lancashire and Lake District Life Reader Photos Competition 2011 - June
PUBLISHED: 16:59 01 June 2011 | UPDATED: 19:29 20 February 2013
One of our fantastic photographic competitions closes this month but there are more chances to win great prizes
Could you be the sharp shooter who takes the honours in one of our super photographic competitions? We have two great opportunities for amateur photographers to win great prizes - but hurry, one competition closes this month.
The closing date for entries to our nationwide photographic competition is June 18th and we want to find the best picture of the British countryside. To be in with a chance of winning a place at a garden party at St Jamess Palace in London, hosted by Prince Charles, upload your best shot of our countryside to greatbritishlife.co.uk.
Youve got a little longer to enter the Lancashire Life competition - entries for that must be in by October 7th. Were looking for the countys best amateur photographer and we want you to send in your favourite shots taken in the county palatine of Lancashire.
The pictures on these pages are among the early entries. They were taken across Lancashire and Lakeland and show some of our most famous landmarks - and some sites which are less well-known.
Our super Lancashire Life competition is sponsored by Lancashire-based Wilkinsons Cameras and they have selected three superb pieces of equipment as prizes. The judging panel will led by Lancashire Life picture editor John Cocks and photographer Kirsty Thompson, 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.
Meanwhile, 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
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 Georges Centre 01772 556250; Burnley: 95, St Jamess 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.