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Pin up boy: Danny Macaskill shot among contest winners

Images taken in Scotland are among the finalists in the Kendal Mountain Festival photography competition.

They include a photograph of Skye-born stunt rider Danny Macaskill.

The shot, taken by Chris Prescott, shows the cyclist on top of the Inaccessible Pinnacle, also known as the In Pin, on the Cuillin Ridge on Skye.

Image copyright Chris Prescott

Macaskill, a street trials rider, climbed the In Pin with a bike for a video called The Ridge.

Image copyright Eva Kupska

Eva Kupska was another finalist with First Snow on Ben Lawers.

The photograph shows a mountain biker at the summit of Ben Lawers, a Munro in Highland Perthshire.

Image copyright Kasia Biem

The photography competition winner was Kasia Biernacka with a shot of Spanish caver Ester Molina in an ice cave under a glacier in northern Spain.

Paul Marvin was also a finalist with a photograph of his wife Susan in Shrimp Cave on the island of Gozo, near Malta.

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