England's Big Picture: 3 - 9 December

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

Join in and send us your photographs. Find out how to submit your images below. If you are looking for inspiration, view some top tips from three of England's Big Picture photographers.

Also, we're planning a photo challenge for the new year and we want your help in picking the theme. If you have a suggestion then let us know by emailing.

A Starling murmuration Image copyright Anthony Morris
Image caption Anthony Morris took this photograph at Otmoor Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire
Two people standing in a tunnel of lights Image copyright Jo Dionysiou
Image caption This photograph was taken by Jo Dionysiou at Dunham Massey in Cheshire
Stuffed sprouts hanging on a washing line Image copyright Becca Collacott
Image caption Becca Collacott took this photograph to brighten up a grey day in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Afternoon sun lighting up buildings Image copyright Hazel Arnold
Image caption This photograph was taken by Hazel Arnold in Portishead Marina, Somerset
Haze over a lake Image copyright Tracey Laing
Image caption Tracey Laing took this photograph in Derwent Water, Keswick in Cumbria
Sunrise over a beach Image copyright Robert Wildsmith
Image caption This photograph was taken by Rob Wildsmith in Embleton, Northumberland
Trees reflected on a building Image copyright Esther Johnson
Image caption Esther Johnson took this photograph while on a run in Oxford Brookes University in Headington, Oxford. Esther says: "Nature is working hard against these strong architectural lines"

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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