BUDDING photographers have the chance to show off their skills and win a cash prize at the same time.
The Staffordshire Villages Photo Competition aims to celebrate rural life in Staffordshire through photography and is open for entries..
The competition is solely for amateur photographers from villages in Staffordshire with a top prize for the winner of £50 and two runner-up prizes of £25.
Entry is by submitting up to three photos of an amenity, scene or community activity in your village explaining in 200 words why you have chosen the subject.
The closing date for entries is Monday, September 1.
More information and entry forms are available at www.staffs.org.uk/photocomp.html.