The shortlisted photograph this month, of the imposing Eagle Crag, was submitted by Bob Bedford.

The overall winner for 2022 will receive Opticron binoculars or a telescope of their choice, up to £350 in value. To enter our photography competition, email your high-resolution pictures of Cumbrian landscapes and wildlife to or post them to our usual address, marking the envelope ‘Cumbria Photography Competition’. Please note we are unable to return prints. We will choose and print one image each month.

Full competition rules can be found at

The competition is sponsored by Opticron, a family-owned company that for more than 50 years has supplied a range of binoculars, telescopes and associated accessories to people of all ages who are interested in observing wildlife.

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