Beautiful butterfly is Journal's Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 15:35 08 June 2017 | UPDATED: 15:35 08 June 2017

A butterfly at Strumpshaw taken by Chris Smy.

A butterfly at Strumpshaw taken by Chris Smy.

Copyright: Chris Smy

This colourful photo of a butterfly resting on flowers at Strumpshaw was won our Picture of the Week.

Chris Smy, who is retired and lives in Pakefield, used his Canon camera to capture the shot on June 1.

He said: “It was on a day out in Strumpshaw taking photos, I knew the swallow tail should be about but luck was on my side and after a long walk I found them.

“It’s great to win and makes it all worthwhile.

“Who cannot like this beautiful butterfly.”

As our winner, Mr Smy receives a 10in x 8in framed version of his photo from Picture Studios, of London Road North, in Lowestoft town centre. Entries can be of any subject but they must be digital images.

To enter our competition, email your pictures to

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