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A WALLABY dinner party, a storm brewing over Salisbury Cathedral and a carpet of bluebells are among some of the latest inspiring scenes to have caught the eyes of the region's photographers.

Photographer John Bell from Nythe captured the marsupials enjoying a meal at Studley Grange and submitted it as part of this year's VisitWiltshire photograph competition, along with a frosted spiders web he spotted in his garden, as well as photos of leaves on the turn in Law Woods.

Entrants are able to submit up to eight photographs each month for the competition which runs until the end of September.

Abbey Meads resident Jordan Yates also looked to nature for inspiration, submitting photographs of a rat, a snakes head fritillary and a beautiful sea of bluebells.

Meanwhile, Andy Stevens from Trowbridge has gone for a more atmospheric look at some of the county's landmarks, including stormy skies over Salisbury Cathedral and Bradford on Avon's historic bridge.

To be in with a chance of winning, your photos should capture the essence of life in Wiltshire, its people and landscape, and tie in with any of VisitWiltshire's four ‘Timeless’ themes:

• Timeless Wonders: including Stonehenge, Avebury, Salisbury Cathedral, the Kennet & Avon Canal and Wiltshire’s White Horses

• Timeless Places: including market towns, villages and other attractions

• Timeless Pleasures: including shopping, food and drink, festivals and events, arts and entertainment

• Timeless Nature: including big skies, rolling hills, flora and fauna

Castle Cameras in Salisbury are offering up a Nikon D3300 camera with 18-55 lens – worth over £300 – for the best photograph overall, plus two runners up prizes of a £50 gift voucher each to spend at Castle Cameras.

The competition runs until Saturday, September 30. To give yourself the best chance of winning you can send in up to eight photographs per calendar month to arrive by midnight on the last day of each month. Only colour, digital photos will be accepted and all photographs must be submitted as jpeg or tiff attachments, minimum resolution 300dpi.

For more details and full terms and conditions visit www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/competitions or email photocompetition@visitwiltshire.co.uk for an entry form.