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Have you captured the spirit of the North?

Chris Jackson | 14:10 UK time, Monday, 24 January 2011

The Boxer at the Newcastle Hoppings fair waits for contenders.

Look closely at this picture and you'll see it's not just the boxer who's waiting to go head to head. As a viewer you are confronted with lots of faces both real, hidden and painted. Chris Steele-Perkins' photograph was taken at the annual Newcastle Hoppings Fair where the boxer who would take on all-comers was a regular attraction for many years.

In the latest episode of Inside Out (Monday, 24 January 2011) we feature the work of this award winning photographer.

He believes you can capture the spirit of people in their natural environment. The ordinary day-to-day moments can become extraordinary images. There are two exibitions of his work on at the moment:

You can see more examples of his work on his website.

Do you have an image that you think captures the North in some way? Why not send it to me and I'll put a selection on the blog.

Just email them to

To make sure your pictures arrive in one piece there are a few tips below which should help smooth their way to my inbox.

Please send the files as JPEGs. No larger than 10Mb and ideally much smaller: around 1Mb is fine, or you can resize your pictures to 1,000 pixels across.

Please see our terms and conditions, but remember that the copyright remains with you. The pictures will only be used by the BBC for the purposes of this project. Finally, when taking photos, please do not endanger yourself or others, take unnecessary risks or infringe any laws.

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