SOME of the best pictures this week from The Northern Echo Camera Club include some beautifully colourful shots of early mornings on the coast, and birds in flight.

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.

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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 for more information about the club.