AS Halloween grows near photographers from mid Essex camera club have captured fitting scenes of orange and black this week.

In Braintree, David Evans snapped a blackbird taking a dip.

Elsewhere Paula Wiseman took a stunning photograph of a spectacular orange sunset in Althorne, and Rosemary Prestney captured a black and yellow busy bee at Wakes Colne.

But there were also nature scenes of blue, pink, and green snapped by the talented camera club photographers.

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Check out our gallery for some of the pictures taken by our readers this week.

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