HERE are ten of the best shots from The Northern Echo Camera Club this week, featuring images from the natural world.

A red panda, birds in flight, a March hare - and even a silver dragon.

Our camera club gives amateur photographers a unique opportunity to have their images published in the North-East's leading regional daily newspaper, The Northern Echo.

The club also has a dedicated Facebook group where members can share their best snaps, get feedback and share tips.

If you're from the North-East or North Yorkshire, to become a member, request to join our group on Facebook.

If you're not a member of Facebook, you can email sarah.caldecott@nne.co.uk for more information about the club.

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