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Vibrant kingfisher close-up wins The Journal's Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 08:58 14 February 2018

This wonderful photograph of a kingfisher at Carlton Marshes has won The Journal's Picture of the Week. Photo: Richard Tomsett.

This wonderful photograph of a kingfisher at Carlton Marshes has won The Journal's Picture of the Week. Photo: Richard Tomsett.

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This exquisite close-up shot of kingfisher enjoying a spot of lunch at Carlton Marshes was taken by 50-year-old Richard Tomsett.

Mr Tomsett, who lives in Oulton Broad, used his Canon EOS MK X MKII to capture the moment.

Last Sunday, after hours of braving the cold winds of Carlton Marshes he came across a kingsfisher who had caught a small stickleback.

Mr Tomsett said: “I am really pleased to get this shot because the kingfisher is one of my favourite birds.

“It was very bright weather which showed off the kingfisher’s fabulous colours and it was just reward for staying out in the cold for three hours.”

As our winner, Mr Tomsett 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 lowestoft.journal@archant.co.uk

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