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Water a common bond in summer fun

Captain Cook Memorial Globe at Regatta Point. Click for more photos

Summer Photo Comp

Some of the entries for the 2012-13 Canberra Times Summer Photo Competition. Send contact details and JPEGs to Photo: Pat Gallagher

All the beauty and fun of the season are captured in readers' entries into The Canberra Times summer photo competition.

A striking range of photographs has already been received, from Alice Brown's ethereal portrait of a friend in a pool, taken while on holiday, to Paul Looyen's beach sunset.

The competition gives aspiring photographers the chance to have their favourite shots published; the winning entry receives $500, second prize $300, and third $200.

For your opportunity to win, all you have to do is snap one of those magic summer moments and send it to The Canberra Times.

A selection of the entries will be published in the newspaper and on throughout the summer holidays.

Entrants must send their images, attached as JPEG files, to

The photographs must be a minimum of 150Kb and a maximum of 1Mb. There is a limit of three photos per person. Entrants should include their name, address, phone number and a brief description of their shots.

The competition deadline has been extended, and closes at 5pm on Friday, February 1.

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