England's Big Picture: 31 December - 6 January


Each day we feature an interesting photograph shared with us from across England.

Our new year special gallery theme is "New Beginnings" as suggested by Andrew Watson, Wayne Lowery, Sandra Oxley, Esther Johnson and Ralph Rayner.

Find out how to submit your images below. For inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.

image copyrightJanet Culley
image captionJanet Culley took this photograph of Blencathra from Castle Carrock, Cumbria
image copyrightMike Downs
image captionThis sunrise photograph was taken by Mike Downs at Caen Hill Locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal, Wiltshire
image copyrightGlynis Worrallo
image captionGlynis Worrallo took this photograph of Ava and her eight puppies in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
image copyrightRalph Rayner
image captionThis photograph of Battersea Power Station in London was taken by Ralph Rayner
image copyrightRob Wildsmith
image captionRob Wildsmith took this photograph whilst out walking at Seaton Point in Northumberland
image copyrightKate Queally
image captionKate Queally took this photograph of her swimming group at sunrise on Kingsand Beach in Cornwall
image copyrightJane Sayliss
image captionJane Sayliss took this photograph at her home in Sheffield. It shows newborn baby Asher's hand with his 94-year-old great grandfather, David

How to submit a picture

Email us at england@bbc.co.uk, post it on Facebook or tweet it to @BBCEngland. You can also find us on Instagram - use #BBCEngland and #englandsbigpicture to share an image there. There is 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 and the BBC's privacy policy.

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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