Tameside Captured: looking through your lens

THOSE snowy and rainy days of January, February and March seemed a million miles away as we recently sweltered.

One thing that is never far away, though, is Tameside’s beauty and Correspondent readers have taken full advantage of the weather to get out and capture it on camera.

This month’s star image, and the £20 prize, goes to Maggie Green for her colourful image showing how the sun casts its brightness on several shade of, ironically, green at Daisy Nook.

Maggie Green – STAR IMAGE

The sun can make many things look better, as this month’s selection has showed.

Barbara Arya and Julieann Quinlan caught flowers in fields lapping up the rays, while Gary Whittaker caught the canal through Stalybridge and Gary Taylor captured a perfect reflection of a mill further down on Whitelands Road.

Birds also love the summer and Jayne Bradbury caught one particularly enjoying the conditions
While sunrise and sunset can also create brilliant images, like the ones caught in the morning by Mark Buckley and the evening by Stuart Carey.

The clear skies also enabled people to spot things flying above them – like this ‘Beluga’ plane, as caught by Anthony Haworth.

• If you want to contribute to Tameside Captured, you can either email photos as a JPEG attachment to gary@localcommunications.co.uk

Or you can post them in our Tameside Captured Facebook group. Search for ‘Tameside Captured’ or head online to www.facebook.com/groups/1689679511210273

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