Photographic competition

© Elaine Readman/Countryfile
[13th of June 2014]

As Countryfile prepares to launch its popular calendar competition for this year, veteran judge Chris Packham looks back at some of his favourite winners and discusses what it takes to create an outstanding photograph.

[11th of June 2014]

So you've learnt about what the fiddly knobs and dials do here, now get some handy hints to ensure changing those settings work best for you.

© Thinkstock
[9th of May 2014]

Young photographers wanted for this year's Julian Gardner Awards

©Thinkstock - photographer
[21th of March 2014]

If you find yourself looking for some photographic inspiration but don't have time to trawl the thousands of blogs, streams and feeds on the net, well don't worry - we've done it for you.

[28th of February 2014]

As a geomagnetic storm strikes the earth’s atmosphere, the northern lights often dance over northern England, Scotland and Ireland. Paul Thornton looks into this strange phenomenon and reveals the best places to see them

Badger in the Woods ©Richard Packwood/BWPA
[6th of February 2014]

The British Wildlife Photography Awards competition 2014 is now open. Here's how to enter.

Badger in the Woods ©Richard Packwood/BWPA
[6th of February 2014]

The British Wildlife Photography Awards competition 2014 is now open. Here's how to enter.

Going Home by Pen Rashbass, 2010 overall winner
[30th of January 2014]

Award-winning wildlife photographer Pete Cairns reveals how you can win the Countryfile Photographic Competition – without the need for expensive equipment

Garden of the Year: RHS Wisley, Surrey
[24th of January 2014]

Welcome to the third annual BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. These give us the chance to celebrate and say thank you to the people and places that have particularly stood out over the past year and helped to make our wonderful countryside even more special.