The heatwave inspired photographers to get outside and snap the beauty of the great outdoors for this week's competition theme.

Camera Club members posted spectacular pictures of rolling hills, sunsets and nature. 

Oxfordshire photographer Paul Mallarini is this week's winner for the outdoors theme. 

He sent in a crisp and impressive snap of a dragonfly resting on a small plant.

The up close picture was admired by others for its perfect lighting.
The photographer was given a lot of praise from other photographers on Facebook for the picture.

Local snapper Christine Crook called the photograph 'stunning' and Wendy Meagher commented 'magical'. 

Kostas Pantios also commented and said: "Amazing stuff."
Next week's Camera Club competition theme is 'reflection'.

Post your entries to the Oxford Mail Camera Club Facebook page to enter and your snap could be featured in the paper. 

Happy snapping!

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