GAZETTE Camera Club member Jon Hatton is 38 and lives in Harwich.

He is a specialist community public health nurse with four children and another on the way.

Why did you take up photography?

I enjoy catching moments that make me smile.

Why do you love taking pictures?

I find it a very relaxing thing to do.

Gazette: Take at Oulten water

Where is your favourite place locally to take pictures? How about further afield?

I can't say I have a particular favourite. Anywhere really.

What equipment do you use?

Most of the pictures I take at the moment are on my camera phone.

Gazette: Taken at Flatford

Haven of tranquility - Gazette Camera Club member Jon Hatton took this picture at Flatford

What is your favourite picture you've ever taken?

I don't have just one and would struggle to narrow it down.

Why did you join our Camera Club?

To see other people's amazing pictures.

Gazette: Taken at the Walls Manningtree

Graceful - swans at Manningtree

If you could photograph anyone or any place in the world, who/what would it be?

The American rapper, songwriter and record producer Eminem.

What advice would you give anyone who wants to get into photography?

Enjoy it and don't put pressure on yourself to capture the perfect picture.

Gazette: Toadstool

Real grower - a toadstool emerges through the leaves