EVERY week we profile a member of The Northern Echo Camera Club and publish their favourite images.

This week Paul Jenkins, from South Shields, but now of West Cornforth

Who or what inspired you to take up photography?

I WANTED a hobby to get me out more as I'm retired now, and have always been inspired by landscape photos.

Your first camera?

A CANON 60d.

What do you most enjoy photographing?

I LOVE taking landscape photos, also night photography and street.

Your go to kit at the moment?

I HAVE a Fujifilm XT2 , Fuji 16-55 f2.8 lens and a 55-210mm lens.

Do you spend much time in post production?

YES I enjoy playing around in Lightroom.

What advice would you give to budding photographers?

JUST get out with your camera as much as you can.