Gorgeous Broad paddle boat shot wins picture of the week

'Across the Water' is our winner for this week's Picture of the Week. Photo: Jackie Pittam

'Across the Water' is our winner for this week's Picture of the Week. Photo: Jackie Pittam - Credit: Archant

A stunning shot taken from a boat on the broads shows three people paddle boating at sunset against the reflective water.

This week's Picture of the Week was taken by Jackie Pittam at the end of summer on a perfect and hot evening, August 23, and is called 'Across the water'.

Mrs Pittam said: "I took this from our boat on my phone. The quality isn't brilliant but it captured the serenity of the night to perfection.

"It was a hot summer night, the broads were like a millpond.

"I'm not sure who the lads were on the board but they were enjoying themselves.

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"There is no better place to be than the broads."

Mrs Pittam is an avid photographer but that evening hadn't thought to take out her best camera, but when she saw the scene she had pull out her phone to take the photo.

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She said: "Maybe I should've taken my Canon camera but sadly didn't - I won't make that mistake again. "

As our winner, Mrs Pittam receives a 10in x 8in framed version of the photo from Picture Studios, of London Road North, in Lowestoft.

To enter our weekly competition, email your pictures to Lowestoft.Journal@archant.co.uk.

Entries can be of any subject but they must be digital images.

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