This could be the first pioneering spring bulbs breaking the surface after winter, young swallows with their parents or a newly hatched butterfly.
There will be an exhibition at the Barn in November for all the winners, runners up and other notable pictures.
There will be three age brackets:
12 and under
18 and over
1st Prize for each age group: £50 Vanguards gift card and a half day tutorial session with professional photographer Chris Nowell.
The competition opens February 1 and closes September 30
All entries must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, age, and location.
A maximum of 3 entries per person.
Free to enter
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