Image by Claire Moir, one of the portrait winners
The Master Photographers Association (MPA) has announced the first round winners for its Wedding and Portrait awards 2012.
Awards in the wedding category went to John Parris, Sandra Parris and Scott Hogg.
The portrait section winners were Claire Moir, John Parris Marcus Perry, Nicholas Frost and Paul Hindmarsh.
If you wish to gain a place in the second round and potentially go on to win in the final, you have until 31 August 2012 to enter the competition.
There is no limit on the number of entries per photographer, and presentations will take place at the Master Photography Diamond Jubilee Awards at the Hilton hotel, Newcastle, on 14 October 2012.
For more information and to enter, visit the MPA website