Photographic competition

PHOTOGRAPHERS are being urged to brave the cold weather and take stunning snaps for a competition.

The Dedham Vale and Stour Valley’s Managing a Masterpiece scheme are calling for pictures of the area for the winter leg of their Capturing a Masterpiece competition.

The categories are “A Year in the Stour Valley,” “The Farmed Landscape” and “The Stour Valley Heritage”, with a winner and runner-up from each category chosen for final exhibition of all four season’s best entries, with prizes for overall winners.

The closing date for winter entries March 2. For more information, visit www.managingamasterpiece.org.