England's Big Picture: 8 - 14 May

Each day we feature a photograph sent in from across England.

Find out how you can join in and submit your images and videos below.

If you are looking for inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.

Image copyright Alison Smith
Image caption Alison Smith took this photograph in Calstone and Cherhill Downs, Wiltshire. Alison says: "They were sheltering from the sun under the shade of a tree - the lambs were very sleepy and it made me smile because it looked like mum was chatting to them"
Image copyright Patrick Bateman
Image caption This photograph was taken by Patrick Bateman on Crosby Beach, Merseyside. Patrick says: "[I] took a light bulb down to the beach, placed it in pool of water as the tide was coming and used the sun to make it look like the spark of electricity in the light bulb"
Image copyright Paul Wilde
Image caption Paul Wilde took this photograph of a swan family at Arrow Valley Country Park in Redditch, Worcestershire
Image copyright Hayley King
Image caption This photograph was taken by Hayley King in Cherry Hinton, Cambridge
Image copyright Lis Molzahn
Image caption Lis Molzahn took this photograph in East Yorkshire Wolds. Lis says it shows: "a reflection of Spring caught through the windows of our old red bus"
Image copyright Mandy Edwards
Image caption This photograph of a Bleeding Heart plant was taken by Mandy Edwards in her garden in Dudley, West Midlands
Image copyright Lorraine Descallar
Image caption Lorraine Descallar took this photograph while enjoying a day out with her family on Crosby beach, Merseyside. Lorraine says: "The kids loved the beautiful kites, especially the bunny rabbit. I preferred the panda"

How to submit a picture

If you have a picture you'd like to share, email us at england@bbc.co.uk, post it on Facebook or tweet it to @BBCEngland. You can also find us on Instagram - use #englandsbigpicture to share an image there. You can also see a recent archive of pictures on our England's Big Picture board on Pinterest.

When emailing pictures, please make sure you include the following information:

  • The full name of the person who took the pictures (as this person owns the copyright);
  • Confirmation that the copyright holder gives permission for the BBC to use their pictures across all its outputs;
  • The location, date and time that the pictures were taken;
  • Your telephone number so we can get back to you if we have any further questions;
  • Any other details about the pictures that may be useful for us to know.

Please note that whilst we welcome all your pictures, we are more likely to use those which have been taken in the past week.

Terms and conditions

If you submit a picture, you do so in accordance with the BBC's Terms and Conditions.

In contributing to England's Big Picture you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media worldwide.

It's important to note, however, that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to England's Big Picture, and that if your image is accepted, we will publish your name alongside.

The BBC cannot guarantee that all pictures will be used and we reserve the right to edit your comments.

At no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws while collecting any kind of media.

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